Police News Releases


Motor Vehicle Accident

Post Date:10/07/2023 6:20 pm

On October 7, 2023, at approximately 5:20PM, City of Moorhead Police Department responded to Eight Street and Center Avenue on a report of an accident involving a motor vehicle and a train. 

The investigation indicated a 2018 red Ford passenger car, driven by 32-year-old Fargo resident, had been traveling southbound on Eight Street.  Witness statements indicated the driver stopped his vehicle underneath the railroad crossing arms and was struck by a westbound train.  The driver was transported to a local hospital with non-life threating injuries. 

The City of Moorhead Police Département was assisted by the Clay County Sherriff's Department and the Minnesota State Patrol.  This is an on-going investigation, and no further information is available at this time.   


Sgt. Clint Stephenson



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