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Section of North Dakota Highway 32 closed due to washout from heavy rains

Upon initial reports of the road hazard, a vehicle entered the washout and the driver sustained serious injuries.

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Highway 32 is washed out near mile marker 175, southwest of Fordville.
Contributed / North Dakota Department of Transportation
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North Dakota Highway 32 is closed between U.S. Highway 2 and North Dakota Highway 17 after a section of the road was washed out due to flooding caused by heavy rains.

According to a North Dakota Highway Patrol press release, Highway 32 is washed out near mile marker 175, southwest of Fordville.

Upon initial reports of the road hazard, a vehicle entered the washout and the driver sustained serious injuries. The driver was transported by ambulance to Altru Hospital in Grand Forks.

Severe thunderstorms affected much of northeast North Dakota on Friday night. Some storms prompted a tornado warning, including a confirmed tornado near McVille and one near outside of Larimore in the early evening, according to the National Weather Service.

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Ingrid Harbo joined the Grand Forks Herald in September 2021.

Harbo covers Grand Forks region news, and also writes about business in Grand Forks and the surrounding area.

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