GFPD: Update on Pedestrian Fatality Crash


On April 8, 2019 at approximately 10:11pm , officers of the Grand Forks Police Department were dispatched to the 4300 block of Gateway Dr. for a report of a male subject lying in the roadway with a head injury after being struck by a vehicle.  Initial investigation determined the male subject was crossing the road walking south bound outside of the crosswalk when he was struck by a 1996 Honda Accord driven by 40 yo Tyson Sewell of Grand Forks traveling west bound. CPR was attempted on the male but he was pronounced deceased on scene.

The Grand Forks Police Department was assisted by Altru Ambulance Service, the Grand Forks Fire Department, the Grand Forks Sheriff Department and the ND Highway Patrol.  The Crash Analysis Reconstruction Team and the Regional UAS team also assisted in the investigation.

This investigation is active and ongoing, and the Grand Forks Police Department would ask anyone who may have any information regarding this incident to contact investigators through any of the methods provided below:

Phone: 701-787-8000

E-mail:  investigateatgrandforksgov [dot] com

Text: Text the word “GFPD” and the tip to 847411 (“TIP411”)


Article Provided by Grand Forks Police Department.