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Moorhead Police Respond to Rollover Crash

One vehicle crash in the 3600 block of 8 Street South

Post Date:08/15/2021 11:25 pm

On August 15, 2021 at 6:07 p.m., Officers were dispatched to the 3600 block of 8 Street South for a single vehicle rollover accident. According to several witnesses on scene, the vehicle had been travelling at a high rate of speed for several blocks before crashing and the driver was fleeing the scene. 

Officers arrived on scene and located the driver a few blocks from the accident.  Officers were able to confirm there were no other occupants in the vehicle and no other vehicles were involved.  The driver was identified as 23-year-old Israel Arfaro Jr. of Moorhead. Arfaro was transported to the Sanford hospital for minor injuries sustained during the accident. 

The accident is still under investigation; however, it is believed alcohol played a significant factor in this crash.  Upon completion of the investigation, Officers will be requesting charges for driving while intoxicated and reckless driving related charges.     

Sgt. J. Laddie Bata #207


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