NORTH DAKOTA HIGHWAY PATROL

71-Year-Old Mandan Man Dies in Crash

The man was not wearing a seat belt and suffered fatal injuries.

LINCOLN, N.D.–Police believe a 71-year-old Mandan man died in a crash after suffering a medical episode while driving. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says Irvin Glanville was traveling north on Desert Road, approximately 6 miles south of Lincoln, when he left the roadway and struck a tree. Glanville was not wearing a seat belt and suffered fatal injuries. He was…

Six People Arrested During Saturation Patrols in Cass and Barnes Counties

Two additional arrests occurred during the patrols.

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Highway Patrol conducted saturation patrols on Saturday and Sunday in Cass and Barnes counties resulting in six arrests. The six people taken into custody were arrested on suspicious of driving under the influence including one minor found to be in possession of alcohol at the time of arrest. A total of six citations were written…

ND Superintendent of Public Instruction Arrested for DUI

BISMARCK, N.D. (KFGO) – North Dakota Superintendent of Public Instruction Kirsten Baesler has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says Baesler was stopped on the Memorial Highway in Mandan at around 10 pm Wednesday. An officer at the Burleigh-Morton Detention Center says Baesler was processed at the Center and was released shortly…

Moorhead Man Arrested After Fleeing and Causing Multiple Crashes

No injuries were reported during the incident.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–A Moorhead man was arrested after fleeing police and crashing into multiple vehicles. A North Dakota State Trooper was attempting a traffic stop on I-94 at approximately 8:10 a.m. on Wednesday when the driver fled eastbound. The driver reached speeds of 95 miles per hour near 25th Street and struck another vehicle. The driver continued to flee into Minnesota…

North Dakota Highway Patrol Updates Statewide Phone Number

You can now reach the NDHP at 701-328-4259.

BISMARCK, N.D.–The North Dakota Highway Patrol has updated their statewide phone number. You can now reach the NDHP at 701-328-4259. The Eastern and Western Division of the North Dakota Highway Patrol phone numbers separate numbers. The Eastern Division, including the Bismarck and Williston offices, can be reached at 701-328-2467. The Western Division, including the Fargo, Grand Forks and Devils Lake…

Jackknifed Semi Causes Traffic Jam on I-94

Troopers are working to open both lanes as quickly as possible.

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption UPDATE: Trooper Gabe Irvis says the lanes have been cleared and traffic is moving smoothly again.   CASS COUNTY, N.D.–A jackknifed semi has caused traffic to come to a standstill on I-94 eastbound between Casselton and mapleton. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says no injuries have been reported. Troopers are…

NDHP Responds to Multiple Crashes in Fargo on Tuesday

No serious injuries have been reported as of 3 p.m.

FARGO, N.D.–The North Dakota Highway Patrol has responded to over 40 vehicle related incidents since 7 a.m. on Tuesday. They say they have received calls for over 20 crashes and more than 20 vehicles sliding off the road in the metro. No serious injuries have been reported as of 3 p.m. NDHP is urging drivers to be cautions as the…

Man Arrested In Grand Forks County After Police Chase

Jarred Martell was stopped by a North Dakota Highway Patrol trooper for speeding and a registration violation

GRAND FORKS CO., N.D. — A man who was stopped for speeding near Grand Forks on Saturday tries to outrun officers. Jarred Martell was stopped by a North Dakota Highway Patrol trooper for speeding and a registration violation on Highway 15 in Nelson County. He then fled into Grand Forks County and the chase ended when he tried to avoid…

Dilworth Man Dies After Semi is Struck by Train

The crash happened two miles south of Buxton, N.D.

BUXTON, N.D.–A Dilworth man has died after his semi was struck by a train near Buxton on Wednesday. Thirty-two-year-old Jose Silva was pronounced deceased at the scene. The crash happened at the intersection of 11th Street Northeast and 162nd Avenue Northeast two miles south of Buxton. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says Silva failed to yield for a BNSF train….

UPDATE: Unconscious Man on I-29 Dies at Hospital

The driver was taken to a hospital in Grand Forks for medical evaluation.

UPDATE: The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the driver of the Ford, identified as 51-year-old Erick Magnusen of East Bethel, died at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks. Additional NDHP troopers, Grand Forks Sheriff’s Officers and the Thompson Fire Department arrived at the scene to assist with medical treatment.   GRAND FORKS, N.D.–A North Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper performed CPR on…