Pedestrian Killed in Minneapolis Hit and Run
Minneapolis, MN (KROC-AM News) - A pedestrian was struck and killed by the driver of a stolen vehicle in a deadly hit and run in Minneapolis early today.
Minneapolis Police issued a news release this morning concerning the death of a man in his 20s, who was hit by a speeding minivan on Lyndale Avenue in an area less than a half-mile northwest of Target Field. Witnesses reported the minivan was traveling at a high rate of speed in an erratic manner just before striking the victim around 1:20 AM. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
The news release says the driver of the minivan, which had been reported stolen in Anoka County, continued traveling south until it collided head-on with a semi-truck. Minneapolis police say the driver fled on foot and is still being sought.
The name of the victim has not been released.