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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…

North Dakota Trooper Involved In Two-Vehicle Crash

The trooper's vehicle was hit while making a U-turn on I-29 near Colfax

RICHLAND COUNTY, N.D. — A North Dakota trooper was hit while trying to make a traffic stop on I-29. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the crash happened about a mile and a half south of Colfax around 6:30 Saturday night. The trooper was in a construction zone when he made a U-turn. The squad vehicle was hit on the…

Suspect in High Speed Chase Near Jamestown Identified, Charges Not Yet Filed

The suspect drove away and nearly hit the trooper's car after being asked to get out of the vehicle.

JAMESTOWN, ND —┬áNorth Dakota Highway Patrol has identified a suspect after a high-speed chase north of Jamestown. A trooper on Thursday evening saw a vehicle with a headlight out and expired registration backed onto an approach close to the Stutsman County Fairgrounds. The suspect drove away and nearly hit the trooper’s car after being asked to get out of the…

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…

Fort Totten Man Sentenced in Police Chase, Shooting Case

A trooper tried to pull TwoHearts over on I-29 on February 2, 2017

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The man who shot at officers during a chase that started near Grand Forks last February is headed to prison. Daniel TwoHearts, 24, of Fort Totten, has been sentenced to 25 years in prison on drug trafficking and firearms charges. A trooper tried to pull TwoHearts over on I-29 on February 2, 2017. His vehicle was…

High Speed Chase Leads to Discovery of Dead Body Near Rapid City

State authorities are investigating the suspicious death

  RAPID CITY, SD — A woman’s body was found in a vehicle following a high-speed chase in South Dakota. A court complaint says 30-year-old Tosten Lommen of Santa Cruz, California faces charges including aggravated eluding and drunken driving. State authorities are investigating the suspicious death. Bond has been set at $2.5 million. A trooper caught Lommen going more than…

ND State Patrol: Porsche Driver Hurt in Distracted Driving Crash with Semi

A passenger and the driver of the semi were not hurt

STUTSMAN COUNTY, ND — The driver of a Porsche was hurt Sunday after rear-ending a semi on I-94 near Medina in Stutsman County. The semi had slowed up because its diesel fuel started to gel up and the driver of the car ran into the trailer. The state patrol says 37-year old Lara Weisman, of Excelsior, Minnesota was distracted and…

Barnesville Woman Hurt After Crash with NDHP Squad Car on I-94

Fenner was ticketed for careless driving and has minor injuries

WEST FARGO, ND — A Barnesville woman was hurt after hitting a North Dakota Trooper squad car on I-94 near West Fargo. The patrol says the trooper was parked on the median shoulder of the westbound lane at the scene of an accident with emergency lights flashing. They say 20-year-old Tabetha Fenner was driving westbound in the left lane when…

West Fargo Man Arrested After Short Police Pursuit Near Jamestown

A state trooper attempted to stop Thene for allegedly speeding on I-94 about 15 miles east of Jamestown

  STUTSMAN COUNTY, ND — A West Fargo man is facing charges after he allegedly tried to ram a state trooper vehicle during a short pursuit near Jamestown. Levi Thene, 29, is charged with reckless endangerment, carrying a concealed weapon and unlawful display of license plates. A state trooper attempted to stop Thene for allegedly speeding on I-94 about 15…

North Dakota Troopers Seize Marijuana Valued at $700,000 During Traffic Stop

Miller is charged with possession with intent to deliver and drug paraphernalia

BISMARCK, ND — A California man is in custody after North Dakota Troopers allegedly find marijuana worth over a half a million dollars in his vehicle. Harold Miller, 71, of Sacramento, was stopped by Troopers on I-94 in between Mandan and Bismarck for suspected traffic violations. It ended in Miller’s arrest and one of the state’s largest drug busts. Troopers…