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One person killed in I-29 crash in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR/KFGO) – The Highway Patrol says a 73 year old woman is dead and a 72 year old man is in the hospital after a crash on I-29 at the 17th Avenue South overpass in Fargo. It happened around 3:00 Monday afternoon, backing up traffic for many blocks. Authorities say an SUV hit a stopped pickup pulling a…

Highway Patrol reports icy roads in central North Dakota

(North Dakota Highway Patrol)BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) – Slippery road conditions are causing travel issues in portions of central North Dakota. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says an icy section of road led to a rollover crash just east of Bismarck on I-94 near the rest area. Troopers say the driver lost control, went into the ditch and rolled. The driver…

Audit finds state troopers lax in monitoring access to North Dakota Capitol

BISMARCK, N.D. – The North Dakota Highway Patrol says it’s working to improve security measures after an audit found key card access to the building hasn’t been adequately monitored. The audit found that 13 state employees who had been terminated still had active access cards. The audit also found 28 active access cards for contractors who had completed work but…

WATCH: Trooper justified in Morton County shooting, dashcam video released

UPDATE: The Morton County State’s Attorney’s Office says a North Dakota trooper who shot and killed a man on I-94 13 miles west of Mandan last month was justified. After reviewing evidence, State’s Attorney Allen Koppy said Trooper Steven Mayer was justified in defending himself and others. The Highway Patrol says Mayer acted within department policy. Forty-five-year-old Craig Knutson of…

Crop spraying airplane crash kills pilot near Strasburg

STRASBURG, N.D. (KVRR) – The pilot of a crop spraying airplane died Tuesday morning after the aircraft struck a high voltage transmission line in Emmons County. The crash occurred three miles west and three miles south of Strasburg.  The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the impact with the transmission line disabled the aircraft, causing it to crash into a nearby field. …