Minnesota State Patrol

Minnesota State Patrol Looking for Car Involved in Fatal Hit-and-Run

The car is described as a smaller sedan, white or silver in color

OTTER TAIL COUNTY –The Minnesota State Patrol is asking for help finding a car involved in a fatal hit-and-run crash early this morning in Otter Tail County. Three males were walking on the shoulder of Highway 78, and one of them tripped and fell into traffic. A car hit the person and kept going without stopping. The two other people…

West Fargo Woman Arrested On Suspicion of Drunk Driving After Two-Vehicle Crash

Minnesota state patrol says 21-year-old Mikaela Kujanson pulled in front of an SUV on Highway 59

OTTER TAIL CO., MN — A West Fargo woman was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after a two-vehicle crash in Otter Tail County Sunday night. The state patrol says 21-year-old Mikaela Kujanson pulled in front of an SUV on Highway 59 on Fish Lake Road around 9 p.m. Four people in the SUV, all from Detroit Lakes, were taken…

Alcohol was a Factor in Otter Tail Co. Crash That Injured 5 People

The state patrol says a pickup traveling on Fish Lake Road failed to yield the right-of-way at Highway 59.

OTTER TAIL COUNTY, MN (KFGO) – The Minnesota State Patrol says alcohol was a factor in a two-vehicle crash that injured five people north of Pelican Rapids shortly before 9 p.m. Sunday. The state patrol says a pickup traveling on Fish Lake Road failed to yield the right-of-way at Highway 59 and pulled out in front of an SUV on…

One Fatality After Morning Rollover Crash in Moorhead

Crews responded to the scene around 7 this morning

MOORHEAD, MN– One of the victims from the motor vehicle crash on 28th Avenue near 34th Street passed away from injuries sustained in the crash. Three people are seriously injured after a single-vehicle rollover crash in the 3300 block of 28th Avenue North in Moorhead. Crews from Clay County, Moorhead, Dilworth, F-M Ambulance and Minnesota State Patrol responded to the…

Moorhead Police Investigate Armed Robbery

Officers responded shortly after 9 p.m. Tuesday to a 911 call from the victim before setting up a perimeter for a K-9 track.

MOORHEAD, MINN. (KFGO) – Police say a man was robbed at gunpoint in south Moorhead after offering a stranger a ride. Officers responded shortly after 9 p.m. Tuesday to a 911 call from the victim before setting up a perimeter for a K-9 track. The search was not successful and the scene was eventually cleared. The investigation is on-going. Police…

Nine Squad Cars Have Been Hit This Month Alone In Minnesota

Troopers say five of those crashes resulted in injuries

ST. PAUL, MN — Law enforcement is reminding drivers to move over or slow down when they see flashing lights. Minnesota State Patrol says nine squad cars have been hit by passing vehicles so far this month. Troopers say five of those crashes resulted in injuries. Snow and icy road conditions were contributing factors in some of the crashes. More than…

Icy Conditions Keeping Law Enforcement, Towing Companies Busy

The ice will melt and then refreeze, causing slick roads for drivers during the week

Much of the ice on the road has melted but it doesn’t mean drivers are in the clear. In all the years he’s been patrolling Otter Tail County, Minnesota State Patrol Sgt. Jesse Grabow says this winter is proving to be unlike the rest. “This is definitely one of the worst areas that I’d seen as far as freezing rain…

Fatalities on Minnesota Roads Increase in 2018

380 people lost their lives on highways in Minnesota this past year

BARNESVILLE, Minn. — Preliminary reports from the Minnesota State Patrol say that 380 people died in fatal crashes in 2018, twenty more than in 2017. More than 120 were alcohol related, while 90 involved people not wearing their seatbelts. The report says more than sixty of those deaths occurred since November. Officers say seeing the preliminary numbers reinforces their goal to…

Three People Hurt In Crash At Intersection Along Highway 2

Minnesota State Patrol says 19-year-old Kaitlyn Martine of Bagley failed to yield to a car

BAGLEY, MN — Three people were hurt in a crash west of Bagley, Minnesota on Sunday afternoon. Minnesota State Patrol says 19-year-old Kaitlyn Martine of Bagley failed to yield to a car on Highway 2 and crashed into it. She was taken to the hospital in Fosston with non-life threatening injuries. 65-year-old Merlen Loken and 65-year-old Kandace Loken of Arvilla were…

Six People Hurt In Crash By Rothsay, Driver Arrested

Kerry Gee of Gary, Indiana was arrested for impaired driving

ROTHSAY, MN — Six people, including four young children, were hurt in a crash Monday afternoon near Rothsay. The driver, 52-year-old Kerry Gee of Gary, Indiana, was arrested for impaired driving, pending the results of a blood test. Minnesota State Patrol says just before 2 p.m. near Rothsay, a car was eastbound on I-94 when it went off the road, struck…