Hit and Run

UPDATE: Moorhead Woman Arrested in Hit and Run

Mom says 12-year-old son is recovering in Rochester at Mayo Clinic

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — Moorhead Police says 59-year-old Jacqueline Swanson is in the Clay County Correctional Facility pending felony charges for a hit and run involving a kid. On Friday, 12-year-old Zamir was hit while riding his bike at Highway 10 and 21st Street South. His mother has started a GoFundMe and says he suffered serious injuries. He is at…

Highway Patrol says no evidence that hit-and-run was politically motivated

FARGO (KVRR-KFGO) – The North Dakota Highway Patrol is speaking out after last weekend’s fatal hit-and-run crash after a street dance in McHenry has become a national political talking point. “I understand why that happened because there was a statement made by the suspect when he called 911, but there is no evidence to support this was politically motivated at…

Man arrested in connection with Becker County hit-and-run

BECKER COUNTY, Minn. (KVRR) — Police have arrested a man in connection with a hit-and-run in Becker County that left two people hospitalized Thursday, August 12. The Becker County Sheriff’s Office says 45-year-old Justin Richey of Waubun, Minnesota is in custody pending formal charges. The Becker County Jail lists criminal vehicular operation, possessing drugs, and driving after cancellation inimical to…

Woman killed in hit-and-run was Perham High School graduate

(Minn. Cross Country, Track & Field)ST. PAUL, Minn. (KVRR/KDLM) – A woman hit twice in a fatal hit-and-run in the Twin Cities was a 2010 graduate of Perham High School. Around 7:00 p.m. Saturday, Abby Anderson was walking near the University of Minnesota soccer fields in Falcon Heights when a truck crashed into a parked car, sending both vehicles into…

Family of Dunseith, ND girl killed in hit-and-run raises money for a headstone

DUNSEITH, N.D. (KVRR) – The family of a young Dunseith, North Dakota girl killed in a hit-and-run crash nearly two weeks ago is still coming to terms with the tragedy. Eight-year-old Jaylynn Belgarde was the light of her family’s life. “Her smile. Her smile says it all,” said Jaylynn’s cousin Paige Counts. Jaylynn was walking to the convenience store with…