Clay County Sheriff’s Office
One person has been killed in Moorhead after a train struck a vehicle on the tracks. Clay County Sheriff Bill Bergquist says a BNSF Railway train hit a car in south Moorhead at about 9 a.m. Saturday. The southbound train dragged the vehicle about a third of a mile before stopping.
A Moorhead man fought off police officers and escaped in his car, leading to a police chase that ended when he crashed into a tree, according to an email bulletin from the city.
Snow is creating slick roads Wednesday morning north and west of the Twin Cities and has resulted in at least one fatal crash. The Minnesota State Patrol is on the scene of a fatality accident involving four vehicles, two of which are semi-trucks, on Interstate 94 in Clay County.
Authorities have recovered the body of a Fargo man they believe drowned while swimming illegally in a water-filled gravel pit across the border in Minnesota. The 26-year-old man was with five others at the gravel pit near Felton in Clay County.
A rural Barnesville woman wanted in a series of fires at her western Minnesota home has turned herself in.