Grand Forks Police Department
122 S. 5th Street
Grand Forks, ND 58201

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    City of Grand Forks Police Department
    News Release

    Hit & Run Accident

    Date & Time of Event:August 22, 2013 @ 5:45 p.m.
    Location:GF Water Treatment Plant 600 So. 3rd St.
    ICR #:201305478
    Investigating Officer:Officer Ebertowski
    Supervisor:Sgt. Jason Dvorak
    Daytime Contact Person at PD:
    Release Prepared By:LaVonne Nelson
    Date of Release:08/23/2013
    Time of Release:12:15 a.m.


    On August 22nd, 2013 at approximately 5:45 p.m. Grand Forks Police Officers were dispatched to a report of a hit and run accident that had just occurred at the City of Grand Forks Water Treatment Plant located at 600 So. 3rd St.

    The caller reported that a semi-truck had driven over a small brick structure that contained the equipment for access control into the secured area of the treatment building. The semi truck continued driving east and struck a fence on the west side of the property. The actual building was not struck.

    The semi truck then backed up and drove off and was last seen traveling eastbound on Minnesota Ave. crossing the Point Bridge into East Grand Forks, MN.

    A witness who was nearby was able to take a photo of the semi-truck. The semi truck is described as being blue in color with white lettering on the passenger side. The semi truck should have damage to the front center and front passenger side. Attached with this press release is a photo of the suspect vehicle.

    Anyone who has information on this incident is asked to please contact the Grand Forks Police Department at 701-787-8000.