NORTH DAKOTA HIGHWAY PATROL

Man Arrested for DUI After Crashing Vehicle Near Devils Lake

The North Dakota Highway Patrol reported the vehicle ran off the road, rolled, and the driver was ejected.

DEVILS LAKE, N.D.–A Devils Lake man has been arrested for driving under the influence after he ran his vehicle off the road at 12 a.m. on Monday. The North Dakota Highway Patrol reported the vehicle ran off the road, rolled, and the driver was ejected and landed approximately 30 feet from the vehicle. There was one passenger, James Raynor Jr….

Teen Killed in Dirt Bike Crash in McKenzie County

Cora Wagner, of Lisbon, was killed Monday afternoon when she crashed on an off-road trail near Trotters.

TROTTERS, N.D.–The North Dakota Highway Patrol says a teen has died after losing control of a dirt bike in McKenzie County. The patrol says 19-year-old Cora Wagner, of Lisbon, was killed Monday afternoon when she crashed on an off-road trail near Trotters. Authorities say she was wearing a helmet. Wagner was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash remains under…

Damaging Winds Knock Out Power to Thousands

Wind gusts of 71 mph Monday evening caused structural damage and knocked out power to more than 22,500 Xcel Energy customers.

FARGO, N.D.–Storms packing damaging winds have left thousands without power in eastern North Dakota and western Minnesota. The National Weather Service in Grand Forks says wind gusts of 71 miles per hour Monday evening caused structural damage and knocked out power to more than 22,500 Xcel Energy customers. Service was restored to more than half of those customers by early…

Fargo Man Injured During High-Speed Chase With Highway Patrol

Troopers attempted to stop 59-year-old Jeffrey Boese early Thursday evening near Jamestown

BARNES CO., N.D. — A Fargo man faces numerous charges after running from troopers before crashing and hurting himself near Sanborn, North Dakota. Troopers attempted to stop 59-year-old Jeffrey Boese early Thursday evening near Jamestown after he failed to move over for another trooper on I-94. The pursuit covered about 30 miles and reached speeds of 100 miles per hour….

Four Arrests Made During Last Week’s Sobriety Checkpoint In Fargo

Nearly 600 vehicles entered the checkpoint

FARGO, N.D. — Four arrests were made last Friday night during a sobriety checkpoint in north Fargo. Cass County Sheriff’s Office, North Dakota Highway Patrol and Essentia teamed up to conduct the checkpoint. It was held from 9 p.m. to 12 a.m. on the northbound I-29 Exit Ramp to 19th Avenue North. Nearly 600 vehicles entered the checkpoint. Twenty-two were…

Police Looking for Driver Involved in Motorcycle Pursuit on I-29

A North Dakota trooper attempted to stop two sport bike style motorcyclists for traffic violations on Interstate 29.

Hillsboro, N.D.–The North Dakota Highway Patrol is looking for the driver of a white motorcycle who refused to stop for police. A North Dakota trooper attempted to stop two sport bike style motorcyclists for traffic violations on Interstate 29, south of Hillsboro on August 28. Both motorcyclists fled northbound exceeding 130 mph. One of the motorcyclists attempted to exit the…

Wilton Man Injured After Getting Rear-Ended by SUV

The motorcyclist was thrown from the motorcycle and slid under the semi-truck and was run over by the trailer axles.

Wilton, N.D.–A man riding a motorcycle on US Highway 83 was run over by a semi-truck after being rear-ended on August 28. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the motorcyclist was attempting to pass the semi-truck when an SUV driving too fast struck him from behind. The motorcyclist was thrown from the motorcycle and slid under the semi-truck and was…

Utility Vehicle Driver Dies in McKenzie County Crash

The patrol says the vehicle overturned several times and pinned the victim underneath.

ARNEGARD, N.D.–The driver of an off-road utility vehicle has died in a crash in McKenzie County. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the 27-year-old man from Philadelphia, Mississippi was driving on a private road near Arnegard Sunday about 5 p.m., crested a hill and lost control of the vehicle, striking a barbed wire fence. The patrol says the vehicle overturned…

I-94 Border to Border Enforcement Planned

The enforcement effort begins August 26 through September 1 leading up to the Labor Day holiday.

Fargo, N.D.–The North Dakota Highway Patrol, in conjunction with the Minnesota State Patrol and Wisconsin State Patrol, will be conducting a border-to-border enforcement saturation effort on Interstate 94. The enforcement effort begins August 26 through September 1 leading up to the Labor Day holiday. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the saturation effort will be on aggressive driving behaviors. Troopers…