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Man Who Ran Stop Sign and Was Killed In A Crash With A Semi Is Identified

68-year-old Emil Vetsch of Balta failed to yield at an intersection on Highway 19

ESMOND, N.D. — North Dakota Highway Patrol has identified the man who was killed after failing to stop for a stop sign in Benson County. They say 68-year-old Emil Vetsch of Balta failed to yield at an intersection on Highway 19, about 2 miles west of Esmond. His pickup was hit on the driver’s side by a semi. Both vehicles…

Strong Wind Causes Semi to Tip on I-94

It happened four miles east of Tower City

BUFFALO, N.D. — Strong wind causes a semi to tip on I-94. It happened near Buffalo, North Dakota. The truck was pulling an empty box trailer. The semi blocked part of the westbound land of the interstate. The 22-year-old driver from New York was taken to Essentia for minor injuries. The blocked lane was opened about 30 minutes after the…

Case Of Alleged Sexual Assault Handed Off To Stearns County

The driver was taken into custody and the woman was taken to an area hospital

MOORHEAD, Minn. — We are learning new information about an alleged assault in a semi on I-94 Monday morning. Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office was sent a text from a woman claiming she had been sexually assaulted by the driver. A Minnesota State Patrol trooper located a semi matching the woman’s description and stopped it on I-94 near Downer. The…

Semi Collapses Bridge in Grand Forks County

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UPDATE: Man Dead in Crash Near Amenia, ND

CASS COUNTY, N.D. – A crash leaves a man dead near Amenia. Police received a call of a semi versus a truck at the intersection of 25th Street Southeast and 158th Avenue near Amenia at 4:30 Monday afternoon. Authorities say first responders were on scene within eight minutes. “The white pickup back here was traveling southbound on the township roadway,…

Semi Driver And Passenger Rescued After Going Around Flood Barricade

It happened along on County Highway 8 near Galchutt

RICHLAND CO., ND — The driver of a semi was cited after he ended up in floodwaters in Richland County. The driver and a passenger were rescued by boat. It happened along on County Highway 8 near Galchutt. Sheriff Larry Leshovsky says the driver went around a barricade and got stuck. He says the water level of the Wild Rice River…

Man Killed In Whiteout Crash On I-29 Monday Is Identified

Speed and weather conditions were contributing factors in the crash

CASS COUNTY, ND — North Dakota Highway Patrol has identified the man killed in a crash in whiteout conditions on I-29 on Monday afternoon. He is Delmar Ruff of Fargo. Ruff’s van was hit from behind by a semi which also hit a pickup. He was not wearing a seat belt and died at the scene. The drivers of the pickup…

Woman Hurt After Losing Control Of Vehicle On Ice And Getting Hit By Semi

The highway patrol says the crash happened around 3:15 Tuesday afternoon just south of Thompson

THOMPSON, ND — A Reynolds, North Dakota woman was hurt after losing control of her vehicle on I-29 and getting hit by a semi. The highway patrol says the crash happened around 3:15 Tuesday afternoon just south of Thompson. 30-year-old Jody Schall was taken to Altru with injuries. The semi driver from Lake Park was not hurt. The patrol says they…

Lane Of Interstate 94 Near Barnesville Reopens Hours After Semi Rollover

The clean up of the crash site took around three hours to complete

BARNESVILLE, MN — A semi rollover shut down a section of the interstate near Barnesville for hours. A notification was sent out around 1:30 that a semi rollover on I-94 near mile marker 26 shut down the left lane of westbound traffic. Crews were ready to close the eastbound left lane as well to make sure there was enough room to…