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Authorities: Man Dies after being Pushed into Path of Oncoming Car in Little Canada

Updated: 08/21/2014 4:34 PM
Created: 08/21/2014 4:18 PM KSTP.com
By: Megan Matthews

A man died after another man he was fighting with pushed him into the path of an oncoming vehicle on a Little Canada street Wednesday night, according to the Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office.

Authorities say the victim was hit by a vehicle on the northbound side of the 2400 block of Rice Street around 9 p.m. Authorities are not releasing what the men were fighting about or the identity of the victim.

They arrested Michael John Merten, 41, shortly after the incident. He’s being held on suspicion of murder. He has not been charged.

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