Man killed in suspected hit-and-run in Fridley identified; public’s help needed

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The man who died last week after what investigators believe was a hit-and-run in Fridley has been identified.

Tuesday, the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office identified the victim as 51-year-old Calvin Lavell Garron, of Fridley.

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Authorities say Garron was found dead at 5:17 p.m. Friday on the 6000 block of East River Road Northeast. At the time, he was wearing a dark-colored jacket, blue jeans, black and white shoes, and was carrying items in a plastic bag.

While the sheriff’s office hasn’t provided any possible description of the vehicle that hit Garron, investigators say the vehicle may have front-end damage.

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call the sheriff’s office at 763-427-1212.

As of Tuesday, no arrests had been made in the case.