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September 2, 2015
Crash near Heron Lake
The Minnesota State Patrol is trying to find the good Samaritan who dragged the injured semi driver from his vehicle. For more information, see...
September 2, 2015 - 9:13pm
August 16, 2015
Mahnomen County crash involves at least one fatality, State Patrol says
MAHNOMEN — Three people were involved in a crash in Mahnomen County on Sunday morning, with at least one killed. The two-car collision happened at 9:23 a.m. at the intersection of Highway 113 and Highway 59, just outside of Waubun. The vehicles involved were a 1998 Chevrolet Lumina...
August 16, 2015 - 8:52pm
August 10, 2015
One killed, one injured in motorcycle collision
FERGUS FALLS — One person was killed and another seriously injured in a motorcycle crash in Otter Tail County on Sunday afternoon. The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office says around 4:30 p.m. they responded to the area of County Highway 4 and 233rd Avenue in the northern part...
August 10, 2015 - 9:52pm
August 5, 2015
One dead in motorcycle crash
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa — A Spirit Lake man was killed in a motorcycle accident Tuesday afternoon. According to the Dickinson County Sheriff’s Office, Ricky Geinitz, 56, of Spirit Lake, was driving a 2001 Honda motorcycle registered to Darin Peterson of Spirit Lake. He was northbound...
August 5, 2015 - 10:43pm
July 15, 2015
Driver guilty in crash that killed Fulbright Scholar
BURNSVILLE — A Bloomington man pleaded guilty Wednesday in a crash here that killed a former Fulbright Scholar. Neftali Paolo Ramirez, 26, pleaded guilty to criminal vehicular operation for the March 8 crash that killed Erin Claudia Randall, 34, of Richfield. “I am pleased the...
July 15, 2015 - 10:02pm
July 13, 2015
Motorcycle rider killed in crash
ATWATER — A 72-year-old Grove City man died in a single vehicle motorcycle crash Sunday morning in west-central Minnesota. Larry Johnson was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, a news release from the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office said. The accident occurred on...
July 13, 2015 - 9:12pm
July 9, 2015
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Ambulance WORTHINGTON — The Sanford Worthington Ambulance was paged at 12:30 a.m. Thursday to Golden Horizons for a female with leg cramps. The patient was not transported. Crash LAKEFIELD — The Minnesota State Patrol and the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office responded to...
July 9, 2015 - 8:36pm
July 8, 2015
Pilot in deadly South Carolina crash has Minnesota ties
WILLMAR --The Air Force pilot who crashed his F-16 fighter jet into a private plane in South Carolina, killing its two passengers, has Minnesota ties. Maj. Aaron Johnson of the Shaw Air Force Base's 55th Fighter Squadron is the son of the Rev. Dan Johnson, senior pastor...
July 8, 2015 - 10:17pm
Man wanted in fatal ‘chicken’ crash turns himself in
THIEF RIVER FALLS — A Thief River Falls man wanted in connection with a May fatal game of “chicken” is back in custody. Scott Wayne Srnsky,...
July 8, 2015 - 8:39pm
July 6, 2015
State senator involved in crash that injures woman
CASS LAKE — A 21-year-old woman was injured in a two-vehicle crash in Minnesota’s Cass County on Sunday that also involved state Sen. Tom Saxhaug, DFL-Grand Rapids. Danielle Vatalaro, Duluth, suffered a non-life-threatening injury in a crash reported just after 3 p.m. Sunday...
July 6, 2015 - 9:17pm
June 29, 2015
Thief River Falls man dies in head-on crash
WARREN — Minnesota State Patrol has identified the Thief River Falls man who died in a two-vehicle collision Saturday near here. Timothy Bruggeman, 49, died in the crash, which occurred at 12:42 p.m. on Minnesota Highway 1, Milepost 26, according to a State Patrol news release....
June 29, 2015 - 9:38pm
June 25, 2015
Driver arrested on suspicion of DWI in PedalPub crash
MINNEAPOLIS — The driver who allegedly rear-ended a PedalPub here Wednesday night was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated and criminal vehicular injury, according to police. Twelve people were injured when, police say, 35-year-old Mershon Corbett drove into the back...
June 25, 2015 - 8:54pm
June 24, 2015
Two killed in head-on collision in Jackson
JACKSON — Richard Hedeen, 67, and Francois Hedeen, 66, both of Davenport, Iowa, were pronounced dead at the scene following a head-on collision on Interstate 90 at 6:32 p.m. Monday. The Hedeens were riding on a 2008 BMW Motorcycle when Richard lost control of the bike and veered...
June 24, 2015 - 9:26am
June 1, 2015
Mass casualty, mass response
SIBLEY, Iowa — A collision between a school bus and a semi tractor-trailer at a gravel road intersection southeast of Sibley Saturday morning...
June 1, 2015 - 12:03pm
May 31, 2015
Man killed in vehicle-train accident south of Moorhead
KURTZ TOWNSHIP — A car collided with a Burlington Northern Santa Fe train Saturday morning and burst into flames, killing the occupant inside. Clay...
May 31, 2015 - 9:19pm