NORTH DAKOTA HIGHWAY PATROL

Trooper’s Squad Car Hit on I-94 in Fargo

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Courtesy: North Dakota Highway Patrol Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, N.D. – No one was hurt when a car sideswiped a North Dakota Highway Patrol squad car on Interstate 94 in Fargo on Friday. It happened around 10:15 on the westbound side of the interstate between the Red River bridge and University Drive. The…

State Trooper Struck By Truck Near Watford City

The patrol squad's emergency lights were activated.

Watford City, N.D. (KFGO) – A North Dakota Highway Patrol trooper was injured when he was struck by a pickup near Watford City Monday night. The highway patrol says around 5:45 p.m. on Highway 23, a 36-year-old trooper got out of his squad to help with traffic control for cattle crossing the road. The patrol squad’s emergency lights were activated….

Driver Dies After Crashing Into Farm Equipment

The North Dakota Highway Patrol says shortly after sunset, around 7:05 p.m., the car was southbound on Richland County Road 1 when it met a northbound tractor towing a disc plow and coil packer.

Hankinson, N.D. (KFGO) – A 59-year-old Hankinson man was killed when the car he was driving collided with farm equipment just north of Hankinson Tuesday night. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says shortly after sunset, around 7:05 p.m., the car was southbound on Richland County Road 1 when it met a northbound tractor towing a disc plow and coil packer….

St. Thomas Teen Injured in Four-Wheeler Crash

The crash happened on Pembina County Road 11, three miles east of St. Thomas

ST. THOMAS, N.D. — A 17-year-old from St. Thomas, North Dakota is injured after crashing his four-wheeler into a moving vehicle. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the crash happened on Pembina County Road 11, three miles east of St. Thomas shortly after 1:00 this afternoon. The teen failed to yield at an intersection and hit the back end of…

Fatal Motorcycle Crash Near Hazelton

One man from Bismarck is dead after head-on crash

EMMONS COUNTY, N.D. — A motorcyclist is dead after a crash with a semi north of Hazelton, North Dakota. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the semi was traveling on Highway 83 shortly before 3:00 this afternoon when the motorcycle veered into its lane and was struck head-on. The driver of the motorcycle was a 61-year-old man from Bismarck. The…

Man Dies After Labor Day Crash In LaMoure County

89-year-old Albert Oberlander died Monday of his injuries

JUD, N.D. — An elderly man from Kulm has died of injuries suffered last week in a crash in LaMoure County. North Dakota Highway Patrol says 89-year-old Albert Oberlander died Monday of injuries he received on Labor Day. Oberlander’s minivan left County Road 65 near Jud and crashed into a ditch. The patrol says he likely fell asleep at the wheel….

Sobriety Checkpoint In Fargo Results In 15 Arrests

The North Dakota Highway Patrol says from 9 p.m. Friday until 12:30 a.m. Saturday, 597 vehicles passed through the checkpoint on the eastbound off ramp from I-94 to 25th Street south.

Fargo, N.D. – A weekend sobriety checkpoint in Fargo resulted in 15 arrests. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says from 9 p.m. Friday until 12:30 a.m. Saturday, 597 vehicles passed through the checkpoint on the eastbound off ramp from I-94 to 25th Street south. Of the 31 vehicles that were stopped for further testing, six arrests were made for DUI, four…

High Speed Chase With Motorcycle Driver Ends When He Runs Out of Gas

Highway Patrol says Andrew Schroedermeier fled when a trooper attempted to stop him in Fargo

DRAYTON, N.D. — A motorcycle driver who led North Dakota troopers on a four-county chase on I-29 was arrested when he ran out of gas in Drayton. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says 21-year-old Andrew Schroedermeier fled when a trooper attempted to stop him early this morning for speeding through Fargo. Troopers attempted two other traffic stops, near Hillsboro and…

Driver Identified In Crash That Shut Down U.S. Highway 2 For Hours

67-year-old Richard Cantone of Minot died at the scene near Ray

RAY, N.D. — North Dakota Highway Patrol has identified the trucker who died when his semi hauling fuel overturned on U.S. Highway 2, shutting a section down for ten hours on Monday. 67-year-old Richard Cantone of Minot died at the scene near Ray. Authorities say the semi was hauling two trailers with about 9,000 gallons of gasoline and 1,000 gallons…

Valley City Man Killed In Single Vehicle Crash

Kim Foell failed to negotiate a curve and his pickup vaulted over County 17 and rolled

BARNES CO., N.D. — A Valley City man was killed when he lost control of his pickup about 3 miles west of the city Saturday night around 8 o’clock. The highway patrol says 67-year-old Kim Foell failed to negotiate a curve and his pickup vaulted over County 17 and rolled. Foell was pronounced dead at the scene. He was not…