Cyclist, 28, Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash in Mpls.
A 28-year-old woman was bicycling when she was killed in a hit-and-run crash involving a vehicle early Saturday morning in Minneapolis, according to police.
The crash happened at about 2:15 a.m. at the intersection of Lake Street East and Cedar Avenue South.
Witnesses called 911 reporting that the victim was severely injured and that the involved vehicle had left the scene, Minneapolis police reported.
The bicyclist died at the scene. The victim's identity will be released by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office.
Police reported Saturday that she was 28 years old and lived in Minneapolis.
Witnesses reported to police a description of the vehicle that left the scene. Within a few minutes, police located the vehicle near Franklin Avenue East and Bloomington Avenue South.
The suspected driver, Juan Ricardo Hernandez-Campoceco, 27, was arrested on suspicion of DWI after showing signs of alcohol intoxication, police reported.
Campoceco could face a criminal vehicle operation charge, according to police. He is being held at the Hennepin County Jail in Minneapolis.
Police processed the scene of the crash. Minneapolis Police Department's homicide unit is investigating the incident.
Anyone who witnessed the crash, and has not reported it to police, can call the TIPS Line at 612-692-8477.
Editor's Note: An earlier KSTP news story reported that police did not know if the crash was a hit-and-run.