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Authorities identify man who died in fiery crash on Interstate 29 south of Grand Forks

Death Investigation In Ogema, Becker County

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A Death Investigation is underway in Becker County after a male is found dead in Ogema.

A 911 call came in around 10pm Friday that someone had been run over by a vehicle in the area of 370th Street East near Kay's Corner.

Police found the body of the man and determined that foul play may be involved.

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, Becker County Sheriff's Office and White Earth Tribal Police Department are investigating.

Brian Abel
Brian joined WDAZ in October of 2014, after reporting and anchoring at WDAY in Fargo since October 2013. He currently co-anchors the 6 and 10pm WDAZ News weekdays, and co-anchors the Saturday 6 and 10pm WDAY/WDAZ simulcast news. He was born and raised in Grand Rapids, Michigan and graduated from Western Michigan University with a degree in Journalism. Brian has traveled across the country as a spokesperson for the automotive industry. He has also lived in Los Angeles, working in entertainment before pursuing his career in broadcasting. It’s experiences like these that give him a unique perspective when reporting. Brian is a Michigan Wolverines fan with an avid interest in politics and golf.  He is thrilled to be sharing stories with the Greater Grand Forks community working at WDAZ and looks forward to hearing any of your comments, concerns and story ideas.