WDAY Tuesday News Update - 12-18

Daniel Seminole reportedly went into cardiac arrest while being transported by the McIntosh County Sheriff's Department

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FUNERAL PLANNED FOR MAN WHO DIED DURING POLICE TRANSPORT

WDAY News has learned the funeral for the man who died while being transported by police will be this Saturday in Fargo.

Forty year old Daniel Seminole reportedly went into cardiac arrest while being transported by the McIntosh County Sheriff's Department on Thursday. That's all family has been told since their brother died. Daniel's sister, Prairie Rose Seminole, shared that information on her Facebook. She says her brother's car broke down while in rural McIntosh County. WDAY reached out to the Sheriff's Department for information. All they're saying is that he suffered a "medical emergency." Daniel was taken to Wishek Hospital, and later flown to a Bismarck Hospital where he died.

POLICE INVESTIGATING CRASH BETWEEN CAR AND TRAIN

More information is expected to be released this morning following a crash involving a train and car.

It happened in downtown Warren, Minnesota near the Uptown Cafe last night. Investigators say they still don't know what happened. The sheriff says the driver went to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. New information is likely to be released later today.

ROLLETTE MAN PLEADS NOT GUILTY TO MURDER

A Rolette man has pleaded not guilty to murder charges related to an eight hour standoff with police.

Yesterday, 49-year-old Ronald Wootan denied allegations that say he fatally shot 27-year-old James Pochant. Wootan is facing a class AA felony of murder. Pochant's body was found at 605 Third Avenue after a standoff in late July. According to court documents, he was shot before officers arrived at the home. Wootan engaged in a standoff with police and swat before eventually being arrested. He will be back in court on September 17th.