Grand Forks Resident Sustains Serious Injuries in Fall from Moving Train


At 1:30 a.m. Sunday, officers from the Grand Forks Police Department were dispatched to the 1500 block of Dyke Avenue, for a medical assist regarding a male who was found outside a residence with severe injuries to his limbs, requesting help.

A subsequent investigation revealed that the male got onto a moving train near downtown Grand Forks. Near the 1500 block of Dyke Avenue, the male attempted to jump off of the moving train. He was subsequently run over by the train, which caused severe injuries to his limbs.

Altru paramedics and the Grand Forks Fire Department responded to the scene, along with officers from the Grand Forks Police Department.  The male was subsequently transported to the Altru Emergency Room.

The victim’s name is not being released at this time. The victim is a 21-year-old Grand Forks resident. The victim sustained serious injuries, however his current condition or prognosis is not known.