INTERSTATE 29

Hit-And-Run Death Under Investigation In Grand Forks

Woman was pronounced dead while being transported to a hospital

GRAND FORKS, ND — Grand Forks police are investigating what appears to be a hit-and-run death. Officers responded to I-29 and Demers Avenue around 5 this morning and found a woman on the ground. She was pronounced dead while being transported to a hospital. Her name and age weren’t immediately released. Authorities say evidence at the scene indicates the person was…

Man Killed In Whiteout Crash On I-29 Monday Is Identified

Speed and weather conditions were contributing factors in the crash

CASS COUNTY, ND — North Dakota Highway Patrol has identified the man killed in a crash in whiteout conditions on I-29 on Monday afternoon. He is Delmar Ruff of Fargo. Ruff’s van was hit from behind by a semi which also hit a pickup. He was not wearing a seat belt and died at the scene. The drivers of the pickup…

Man Suffers Life Threatening Injuries To Head After Crashing Into Bridge Support Pillar

the man lost control on ice Friday night near the Hankinson exit

RICHLAND COUNTY, ND — A 42-year-old man from Lisbon, North Dakota suffered life threatening injuries to his head in a crash on I-29. The highway patrol says the man lost control on ice Friday night near the Hankinson exit and struck a bridge support pillar. The man was taken to Sanford Medical Center in Fargo. His name has not yet been…

California Man Arrested After SUV Burns Near Christine, North Dakota

Jorge Aguiluz of North Hollywood, California was arrested for using a fake driver's license

CHRISTINE, ND — Bad luck for the driver of an SUV whose truck burned and he ended up in the Cass County Jail. 35-year-old Jorge Aguiluz of North Hollywood, California was arrested for using a fake driver’s license. The Christine Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire along I-29 around 4:30 this morning. Fire Chief Randy Monson says it appears the…

Woman Hurt After Losing Control Of Vehicle On Ice And Getting Hit By Semi

The highway patrol says the crash happened around 3:15 Tuesday afternoon just south of Thompson

THOMPSON, ND — A Reynolds, North Dakota woman was hurt after losing control of her vehicle on I-29 and getting hit by a semi. The highway patrol says the crash happened around 3:15 Tuesday afternoon just south of Thompson. 30-year-old Jody Schall was taken to Altru with injuries. The semi driver from Lake Park was not hurt. The patrol says they…

High Speed Chase With Motorcycle Driver Ends When He Runs Out of Gas

Highway Patrol says Andrew Schroedermeier fled when a trooper attempted to stop him in Fargo

DRAYTON, N.D. — A motorcycle driver who led North Dakota troopers on a four-county chase on I-29 was arrested when he ran out of gas in Drayton. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says 21-year-old Andrew Schroedermeier fled when a trooper attempted to stop him early this morning for speeding through Fargo. Troopers attempted two other traffic stops, near Hillsboro and…

Florida Woman Charged After Woman Loses Baby In Interstate Crash

Claudia Grace of The Villages, Florida is charged in Traill County with negligent homicide

TRAILL COUNTY, N.D. — A Florida woman has been charged after an unborn child died last week after a crash on I-29. 75-year-old Claudia Grace of The Villages, Florida is charged in Traill County with negligent homicide and aggravated reckless driving. The highway patrol say Grace struck the rear passenger side of a pickup and caused it to roll. 24-year-old…

Three People Killed When Young Driver Loses Control Near Hankinson

North Dakota Highway Patrol says a 15-year-old boy overcorrected and lost control of his vehicle

HANKINSON, N.D. — Three people are dead after a young driver lost control of his vehicle and crashed into another vehicle south of Hankinson on I-29. North Dakota Highway Patrol says a 15-year-old boy from West Fargo overcorrected and lost control of his vehicle. It crossed the median and hit a vehicle killing the 24-year-old female driver and a 5-year-old…

Florida Woman Faces Charges After Crash On Interstate 29

a car driven by 75-year-old Claudia Grace of The Villages, Florida, struck the rear passenger side of a pickup

HILLSBORO, N.D. — Charges are pending against a Florida woman after a crash on I-29 near Hillsboro on Sunday. North Dakota Highway Patrol says a car driven by 75-year-old Claudia Grace of The Villages, Florida, struck the rear passenger side of a pickup. The pickup went into the ditch and rolled. 24-year-old Tyler Bedney and 22-year-old Ashley Fontaine, both of…