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Grand Forks Police Release Details of Vehicle Involved in Hit-and-Run

A reward of $5,000 is being offered in the case.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–The Grand Forks Police Department is continuing to search for the person involved in a fatal hit-and-run that happened in April. Police say the vehicle was most likely a white 2003-2015 Murano with damage to the right front corner of the vehicle and possibly to the hood. They say a 2006-2016 Nissan Rogue, 2011-2019 Nissan X-Trail and a…

Services Held in Mexico for Former ND Family Killed in Attack

Six children and three women in all were killed.

BISMARCK, N.D.–Services were held in Mexico for a former North Dakota woman and her four children and for four other American women and children killed by drug cartel gunmen. The memorials and burials Thursday took place as Mexican soldiers stood guard, a reminder of the danger locals face living amid a drug cartel turf war. Six children and three women…

Nine Americans Killed in Highway Ambush in Mexico

The FBI has opened an investigation.

Mexico City–Nine U.S. citizens, including six children, living in a Mormon community were found dead after their vehicles were attacked in Northern Mexico. Some of the victims lived in La Mora, Mexico while others had ties to Williston, ND. They were traveling together in three vehicles for “safety reasons,” Kendra Lee Miller, a relative of the victims said. One vehicle…

Several Cattle Killed When Semi Overturns in Emmons County

No charges will be filed against the semi driver.

HAZELTON, N.D.–A semi truck carrying approximately 72 head of cattle tipped over, killing some of the cattle near Hazelton. The semi driver was traveling Southbound on U.S. Highway 83 when he slowed to make a left turn into a Cenex gas station. As the truck was turning, the weight of the cattle shifted causing the semi to turn over on…

Pregnant Woman Killed, 3 Injured in Minneapolis Crash

Police say drug use and speed are possible factors in the crash.

MINNEAPOLIS–Police say a pregnant woman was killed and three others were injured when a speeding vehicle hit a minivan and several other vehicles in Minneapolis. Authorities say police and fire department personnel worked for nearly an hour to extricate the woman, who was eight months pregnant, from the minivan Thursday about 11 p.m. Police say she and her unborn child…

Man Killed After Pickup Hit By Train Near Perham Identified

The pickup was hit by an eastbound train at a crossing controlled by a stop sign

UPDATE: Police say 25-year-old Derick Brehm of Vergas was killed after a freight train struck his pickup west of Perham. Authorities say it’s unclear why Brehm didn’t see or hear the train.   OTTER TAIL CO., Minn. — A 25-year-old man is dead after the pickup he was driving was hit by a freight train west of Perham. Otter Tail…

Man Killed By Train Last Week In Fargo Is Identified

Police say he had no permanent address

FARGO, ND — Police have released the name of a man who was hit and killed by a train in downtown Fargo late last Thursday night. He was 34-year-old Philo Agard. Police say he had no permanent address. They have not said if they have been able to determine why Agard was on the track when he was struck near 6th…

Man Dead After Being Struck By Train

It happened on a stretch of tracks where there were no marked crossings.

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) – A man was killed after being struck by a train in downtown Fargo. Police were called shortly before 11 p.m. Thursday to an area near Sixth Avenue North and Roberts Street where they found a man with “significant trauma” who was dead. It happened on a stretch of tracks where there were no marked crossings. Sgt. Troy Hannig…

Sabin Man Sentenced in Crash That Killed Two-Year-Old Boy

The crash in Moorhead killed a two-year-old boy from Breckenridge in 2018

CLAY COUNTY, Minn. — A Sabin man has been sentenced for a crash that killed a two-year-old boy. Forty–two–year Jeremy Sagvold is given 3 years and 6 months in prison for criminal vehicular homicide and a misdemeanor count of careless driving. He was acquitted of manslaughter. The crash killed 2–year–old Zaiden Engen Ness of Breckenridge. In January 2018, Sagvold was…

Police Identify Woman Struck, Killed by Train

Woman hit by BNSF train on November 5 in Moorhead

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Police identify the person who was struck and killed by a train last week in Moorhead. The victim is 47-year-old Becky Bachmeier of Moorhead. She was struck by a BNSF train last Monday around 4:30 this afternoon near the corner of 14th Street and Main Avenue. Several crossings in the area were blocked, backing up traffic. Police…