HIGHWAY PATROL

Winnipeg Bicyclist Raising Money For His Granddaughter Hit & Killed on I-29

Jean-Pierre Petit / FacebookSIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KVRR/AP) — A bicyclist from Winnipeg who was raising money for his granddaughter’s kidney transplant has died in a Sioux Falls hospital. Jean-Pierre Petit was on a long-distance ride and hit from behind by a cargo truck last Thursday while riding on the shoulder of Interstate 29. He had passed through Fargo earlier in the…

Lisbon Man On UTV Hit & Killed Crossing Highway 27

LISBON, N.D. (KVRR) — A man crossing Highway 27 near Lisbon on a UTV is hit and killed. The crash happened Saturday night just before 6 o’clock. Highway patrol says 67-year-old William Funk was pronounced dead at the hospital in Lisbon. The pickup driver, 29-year-old Ryan Reinke and his passenger, 31-year-old Karla Hainsworth, both of Lisbon, were treated for minor…

Machinery strikes 25th Street bridge over I-94

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – An excavator on a trailer strikes girders on the 25th Street South bridge over eastbound Interstate 94 leading to concrete falling on the highway. It happened around 6:30 Monday night. Lanes were closed so concrete could be removed from the area. The Highway Patrol has inspected the overpass and is making a temporary fix so nothing…

Man struck by vehicle in Fargo identified

UPDATE – A pedestrian sent to the hospital after being struck by a vehicle in Fargo Dec. 13 has been identified. The Highway Patrol says 45-year-old Robert Powers of Minot was struck around 6:45 PM at the intersection of 25th Street and 13th Avenue South. Authorities say he was identified by his fingerprints through an FBI database. The Highway Patrol…

WATCH: Trooper justified in Morton County shooting, dashcam video released

UPDATE: The Morton County State’s Attorney’s Office says a North Dakota trooper who shot and killed a man on I-94 13 miles west of Mandan last month was justified. After reviewing evidence, State’s Attorney Allen Koppy said Trooper Steven Mayer was justified in defending himself and others. The Highway Patrol says Mayer acted within department policy. Forty-five-year-old Craig Knutson of…

Teen dies after crash in Walsh County

WALSH COUNTY, N.D. (KVRR) – A 15-year-old boy from Pisek, North Dakota is dead after a crash Friday afternoon. The Highway Patrol says a car was on 58th Street Northeast four miles south of Pisek around 4:30 when the driver lost control, went into the ditch, struck a section line approach and rolled. The driver was ejected and pronounced dead…

Fargo Police chase ends in crash

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) – Authorities are searching for those who fled a crash in Fargo following a brief pursuit. Shortly before 2 a.m. Thursday, a state trooper attempted to stop a car for a traffic violation on I-94. The driver entered the tri-level interchange and went north on I-29 at a high rate of speed launching the pursuit. As the…