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Dickinson Police investigating injury crashes

October 25, 2013 in Uncategorized

The Dickinson Police Department is investigating injury crashes that occurred within city limits this week, Capt. Dave Wilkie said.
The first occurred on Tuesday evening. Approximately $10,000 worth of damage was done to two vehicles and all three d…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Man killed in highway accident near Cartwright

October 24, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

CARTWRIGHT A 53-year-old man died after skidding past the stop sign and colliding with a semi truck at McKenzie County Road 16 and U.S. Highway 200 about 9 p.m. Wednesday. Continue Reading

Four injured in rear-end accidents Tuesday

September 11, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Both drivers were injured in a Tuesday evening crash where one rear-ended the other, who had slowed for a construction zone about a mile south of Alexander. Continue Reading

Final 2012 traffic crash report: 395 killed on Minnesota roads; up 7 percent

June 23, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

A mild winter, a slight increase in miles traveled and a spike in motorcyclist deaths in 2012 are a few of the reasons Minnesota had its first increase in traffic deaths since 2007. The 395 traffic deaths in 2012 is a 7 percent increase from 2011 (368), yet represents a 40 percent decrease in deaths from a decade ago. Continue Reading

Searching for answers: Watford City mayor suggests lower speed limit for Highway 85

April 11, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WATFORD CITY Driving on U.S. Highway 85 between here and Williston is “like taking your life in your hands,” says Watford City Mayor Brent Sanford. Continue Reading

Death toll from crashes rises in Douglas County

January 8, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

For the first time in five years, the number of traffic deaths increased in Minnesota.
Crashes killed 378 people in the state in 2012, according to preliminary reports from the Department of Public Safety (DPS) Office of Traffic Safety.
In 2011, 368 people died in crashes on Minnesota roads. Continue Reading

Car crashes through garage in Worthington

October 14, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON Jim Gengler had just cleaned his garage on his home in Miles Drive. Continue Reading

Final 2011 traffic crash report: 368 killed on Minnesota roads

June 16, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

The 368 traffic deaths on Minnesota roads in 2011 represents a fourth consecutive annual drop in road fatalities and the lowest death count on record since 1944 when 356 were killed. Continue Reading

Six lives lost in three hours

February 21, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Three crashes happen in snow near Alexandria and Glenwood
ALEXANDRIA In the space of three hours, six lives were lost in three separate crashes on snowy, slushy roads near Alexandria and Glenwood on Monday.
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Weather leads to multiple driving deaths

February 20, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Four people were killed in a multi-vehicle pileup west of Alexandria on Interstate 94, according to Sgt. Jesse Grabow with the Minnesota State Patrol.
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