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Forum Staff Report, Published November 11 2013

Fargo man injured after fall from moving vehicle

FARGO – Police here are investigating an incident involving an 18-year-old Fargo man who fell or was pushed from a moving vehicle early Monday.

The incident was reported about 12:30 a.m. in the 4300 block of 9th Avenue South.

According to Police Lt. Joel Vettel:

The man was with friends at the Taco Bell restaurant at 42nd Street and 13th Avenue South when he left one car and got into another vehicle.

A short while later the man fell out of the vehicle while it was moving.

A truck driver who heard a scream and witnessed some of what happened told police it wasn’t clear whether the man fell or was pushed from the vehicle, Vettel said.

“There are a lot of unanswered questions,” Vettel said, adding that the man was treated at a local hospital for road rash and injuries to his head and arm.