UPDATE: WFPD identifies teen hit by vehicle while riding bike

Published: Sep. 26, 2021 at 6:31 PM CDT
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WEST FARGO, N.D. (Valley News Live) - (UPDATE) The North Dakota Highway Patrol has identified the victim as a 13-year-old boy from West Fargo.

According to their report, the teen was riding his bike going south between 8th Street E before crossing 33rd Avenue E.

A 2012 Subaru Forrester, driven by a 21-year-old West Fargo man, was going east on 33rd Avenue and did not see the teen on his bike. Valley News Live is not naming the man as he has not yet been charged.

The vehicle’s front bumper struck the teen bicyclist causing him to fall off the bike and land in the middle of the intersection.

The teen remains in critical condition. The driver was not injured in the crash.

Possible charges are still under investigation.


West Fargo Police are currently on the scene investigating a vehicle crash possibly involving a juvenile pedestrian near the Cash Wise grocery store on 33rd Avenue E.

Valley News Live received a tip from a resident living nearby stating that a child may have been hit on while on a bike.

A reporter on scene said it appeared to be a lot of blood on the pavement.

Stay with Valley News Live as we work to confirm the details of this crash.

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