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Tuesday's fatal crash on Interstate 29 near Hillsboro, N.D., should send a message to drivers, said Jim Prochniak. "It certainly puts an exclamation point, when we're saying 'no travel advised or road closed,' we certainly do mean that," said Prochniak, a captain with the North Dakota Highway Patrol. Interstate 29 had been closed about half an hour when Tuesday's crash occurred about 4:30 p.m. Traill County Sheriff Mike Crocker had stopped his SUV to assist a pair of stranded women when a semi ran into the back of his SUV and also struck one of the stranded women, both of whom were walking
Police in Grand Forks, N.D., were still searching Monday for the mother of an infant girl who was found abandoned at a fire station Saturday morning. Sgt. Bill Macki said it was his understanding the infant was in good condition. A spokeswoman for Altru Hospital, where the child was taken Saturday morning, said she could not release information about the case, or even confirm whether the child was at the hospital. A firefighter shoveling snow outside the station found the girl in a cardboard box about 7:30 a.m.