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Pregnant Woman Killed, 3 Injured in Minneapolis Crash

Police say drug use and speed are possible factors in the crash.

MINNEAPOLIS–Police say a pregnant woman was killed and three others were injured when a speeding vehicle hit a minivan and several other vehicles in Minneapolis. Authorities say police and fire department personnel worked for nearly an hour to extricate the woman, who was eight months pregnant, from the minivan Thursday about 11 p.m. Police say she and her unborn child…

Man Arrested for DWI After Speeding Past Clay County Investigator

The driver admitted to passing the investigator at 130 miles per hour.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–A man was arrested after speeding past a Clay County investigator on his way to work. The investigator was traveling to work on County Road 18 just west of Highway 19 when the driver of a black Ford Mustang passed him at a very high rate of speed. The investigator, who was in his squad car, had difficulty catching…

Traffic Deaths Up 6% in 2018

The Department of Public Safety says 381 people died in crashes in 2018.

ST. PAUL, Minn.–State officials say traffic deaths in Minnesota increased 6% last year. The Department of Public Safety says 381 people died in crashes in 2018 with speed being the main factor in about a third of the fatalities. The agency’s Office of Traffic Safety says failing to wear seat belts resulted in 96 deaths, while 84 deaths were tied…

Florida Man Arrested After Crashing Into Several Cars And High-Speed Chase On Highway 10

Deputies say 32-year-old Jireh Williams crashed into two vehicles and ran them off of Highway 10 in Hawley

CLAY CO., Minn. — A Sebring, Florida man is behind bars in Clay County after hitting several vehicles and leading authorities on a high-speed chase. Deputies say 32-year-old Jireh Williams crashed into two vehicles and ran them off of Highway 10 in Hawley on Tuesday night around 6:30. They found him heading east and going around 101 miles per hour….

Driver Facing DUI, Other Charges After Reaching Nearly 100 Near Casselton

It happened on I-94

  CASSELTON, N.D. — A driver is facing multiple charges, including a DUI, after reaching nearly 100 miles an hour in a pursuit and crash on I-94 in Casselton. Cass County deputies responded to a report of an erratic driver shortly after 4 a.m. Saturday who was swerving from fog line to fog line. Authorities say within five minutes, the vehicle…

West Fargo Officer Injured During Traffic Stop

Police say the driver, Mario Palacios II, ran from a traffic stop in the 2600 Block of Sheyenne Street at around 10:30

WEST FARGO, N.D.  — A West Fargo police officer was hurt during a chase and struggle with a speeding suspect. Officers stopped Mario Palacios II for speeding in a construction zone on Sheyenne Street around 10:20 this morning. When they tried to arrest him for driving with a suspended license he fled on foot. During the chase and struggle, one…

Excuse For Speeding: “Trying to make it to Taco Bell before it closed”

Minnesota statewide crackdown on speeding and unsafe driving between July 6 and 22

ST. PAUL, Minn. — A driver “trying to make it to Taco Bell before it closed” is among the thousands of motorists cited for speeding in Minnesota last month. That driver was caught going 99 miles per hour in a 65. Another person told authorities they had “just picked up a glass cake pan from a friend, excited to get…

Police: Driver of Car May Have Been Under the Influence

The driver and the passenger suffered minor injuries

1/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4 Show Caption Hide Caption SANTA ANA, Calif. — Authorities say the driver of a car that crashed into the second floor of a dentist office admitted to using narcotics earlier in the day. On Sunday, Orange County Fire Authorities responded to a crash of…

Colorado Man Facing 20 Years in Prison with Drug Charges

29-year-old Jacob Todd is facing felony charges after a deputy stopped him for speeding

MORTON COUNTY, CO — A Colorado man is facing drug charges after a traffic stop in Morton County. 29–year–old Jacob Todd is facing felony charges after a deputy stopped him for speeding. Todd was allegedly found with 30 pounds of marijuana, which has a street value of about $30–thousand dollars. Todd is facing 20 years in prison but has not…

MN Dept. of Public Safety Releases Video of Girl Nearly Killed by Speeding Truck

They want to send a message to other drivers about the importance of always stopping for school buses

ROSEMOUNT, Minn. — A disturbing video shows a driver failing to stop for a school bus in Rosemount, Minnesota. Sixth grader Miana Rhoades was nearly struck and killed by that driver last December. The incident was captured on video that was just released by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety. They want to send a message to other drivers about…