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MOORHEAD – A driver was ejected from an SUV and pinned underneath the vehicle during a rollover crash south of here this morning, Clay County Sheriff Bill Bergquist said. The driver, a 35-year-old Fargo man, was headed south on County Highway 52, near 60th Avenue, about 7:45 a.m. He lost control of the SUV on a slippery stretch of road, crossed the northbound lane and went into the ditch, Bergquist said. The SUV rolled once and landed on top of the driver who had been ejected.
A 20-year-old man died after jumping from atop the Aerial Lift Bridge early Wednesday, Duluth police reported. Police were dispatched to the bridge at about 11:30 p.m. Tuesday and found the man at the top portion of the bridge structure. The man was suicidal and negotiators spent about four hours trying to talk him down, police said. The man ultimately jumped from the bridge and was pulled from the water by the U.S. Coast Guard and the Duluth Fire Department.
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. – A Fergus Falls, Minn., man and his passenger were injured in a rollover crash near here early this morning. Minnesota State Patrol officials said Charles F. Bangs, 52, Fergus Falls, was heading east on I-94 west of County Road 40 in a Buick Lucerne at 6:53 a.m.
BEMIDJI -- A Bemidji man is listed in satisfactory condition in a Fargo hospital following a two-vehicle accident Tuesday evening near the Bemidji Airport on U.S. Highway 2. Scott Wright, 37, was driving a 2001 Ford Ranger southbound on Moberg Drive when he was struck by a 1999 GMC that was unable to stop for a yellow light on Highway 2. The Minnesota State Patrol reported road conditions on the blacktop were wet. The driver of the GMC, Aaron Pearson, 33, of Laporte and two juveniles suffered no apparent injury, according to the state patrol incident report.
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- A 12-year-old boy suffered minor injuries after he was struck by a vehicle near a middle school on Monday. The accident happened at about 3 p.m. on McKay Avenue in front of Discovery Middle School. Police said it appears that the boy was running across the road and came out from behind a school bus.
MORRIS, Minn. -- Federal drug charges have brought against nine people in two states after an investigation into methamphetamine distribution in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota. The multi-state investigation led to the discovery of over 40 pounds of methamphetamine, worth about $2.5 million, that had been brought into and distributed in Stevens and Douglas counties in west-central Minnesota over the last 18 months, the Stevens County Sheriff's Office announced Monday. The U.S.
DULUTH — Noah and Karley Mechley continue to improve in their recovery from carbon monoxide poisoning and should be out of the hospital later this week, relatives said Monday. Meanwhile, an account has been set up at North Shore Bank to accept donations for Noah, 14, and Karley, 15, who lost their sister and father last week to the toxic gas. “They seem to be getting better every day and we’re hoping they will be out of the hospital by about Wednesday,” said Renee Cozzi, the children’s aunt.
GRAND RAPIDS — An Itasca County man has been sentenced to serve 10 years of probation for a July incident in which he briefly kidnapped his ex-girlfriend and led police on a high-speed chase. Rodney Jacob LaBrosse, 18, of Grand Rapids will not serve any additional jail time beyond the 96 days he already has served.
If you’re shopping for gifts on the Internet, use caution; instead of getting a bargain, you could be getting into trouble. The FBI is reminding holiday shoppers to beware of cyber criminals who are out to steal money and personal information. It’s always a good idea to monitor credit reports on an annual basis and review account statements each month, but it’s even more important this time of year when shopping kicks into high gear. Closely examining your credit card bills for any fraudulent activity can help to minimize losses. Unrecognizable charges listed on a credit card state
PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn. – The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office has determined the cause of death of the Pelican Rapids woman who was found Tuesday morning. The Otter Tail County...