Man dies after crashing into barrier on I-29 in Fargo

The highway patrol says it appears he suffered a medical condition.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A 45-year-old man is dead after crashing his vehicle into a concrete barrier. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the driver was going south on I-29 when he suffered a medical condition near Main Avenue around 3:00 p.m. He was taken to Sanford where he was pronounced dead. The crash is under investigation. Categories: Local News,…

New Report Shows Risks Of Increasing Speed Limit On I-29 & I-94 in ND

Lawmakers are considering increasing the speed limit on certain parts of the interstates from 75 to 80 mph

BISMARCK, ND (KVRR) – North Dakota Lawmakers are discussing a raise in speed limit on certain areas of I-29 and I-94 from 75 to 80 miles per hour. Though Republican Representative Ben Koppelman says states with that speed limit have seen fatalities drop at a higher rate than North Dakota, Triple A’s Gene LaDoucer says it comes with high risks….

Victim in Fatal Crash Near Buxton Identified As Fargo Man

Crash Happened Saturday Just After Noon

BUXTON, N.D. — The name of a Fargo man killed in a crash with a semi near Buxton, North Dakota Saturday is released. The Highway Patrol has identified the man as 26-year-old Damon Williams. They say both Williams and the semi driver were heading southbound on I-29 just after noon when Williams rear-ended the semi. He died at the scene….

I-29 on-ramp closes after cement mixer overturns in Grand Forks

No other vehicles were involved and no one else was injured.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–An I-29 on-ramp was closed for more than an hour after a cement mixer overturned in Grand Forks on Friday. Police say David Galdanez was driving a Kost Materials cement mixer when he attempted to turn onto the on-ramp from Demers Avenue to I-29 at approximately 9:20 a.m. Galdanez was traveling too fast and failed to safely make…

NDDOT & Highway Patrol Stress Importance Of 40 MPH Speed Limit On I-29

From June 1st to June 30th, The North Dakota highway patrol has conducted 183 traffic stops in that area.

FARGO, N.D.- NDDOT has been installing concrete median barriers on the off ramp from I-29 onto 13th Avenue to prevent head on crashes. They say they have seen an increase of people going over the 40 miles per hour speed limit. “DOT and Highway Patrol have been working together on this job quite a lot. They ramped up some enforcement…

One injured in crash on I-29 in Fargo

FARGO, N.D.–A Texas woman was injured in a crash on I-29 in Fargo at approximately 9:50 a.m. on Wednesday. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says 21-year-old Alexandra Jacobson of Fargo and 56-year-old Velma Guzman of Texas were traveling in the same lane on I-29 when Jacobson rear-ended Guzman. Both vehicles came to a stop in the driving lane. Traffic on…

Driver of stolen vehicle flees after crashing on I-29 in Fargo

Authorities were unable to locate the suspect.

FARGO, N.D.-Authorities are searching for the driver involved in a one vehicle hit-and-run on Interstate 29 in Fargo Tuesday morning. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the driver was driving a stolen SUV northbound on I-29. At approximately 12:40 a.m. the driver left the roadway, entered the northbound median and struck the cable median barrier. The suspect fled the scene…