Man killed after being struck by vehicle in Minneapolis, police say

A man was found dead in Minneapolis during the early morning hours of Sunday, May 14 after being hit by a vehicle, officers from the Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) say.

36-year-old Kendrick Hemphill was walking home from his job as a security guard when he was hit by a red sedan as he crossed Hiwatha Avenue around 3:30 a.m., according to MPD.

Officers say they were called to the intersection of 26th Street East and Hiawatha Avenue, where they found Hemphill laying in the street.

Investigators say they believe a vehicle was southbound on Hiawatha Avenue when it struck Hemphill at the intersection.

Police say that vehicle was not at the scene when they arrived.

The Minneapolis Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying the person or people responsible for Hemphill’s death.

Anyone who has information on the crash is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), reach out to, or submit tips electronically at

The Minnesota State Patrol is also investigating and will release their findings in a state accident report, according to authorities.