Reward offered in unsolved 2003 fatal Maple Grove hit-and-run

The family and friends of a woman killed in a 2003 Maple Grove hit-and-run are offering a $12,500 reward for information leading to the identification of the person responsible for her death.

According to the Maple Grove Police Department, Rebecca Nelson was found on Feb. 20, 2003, at the intersection of Community Center Lane and Grove Drive. Police said Nelson suffered severe injuries from an "apparent motor vehicle collision."

She later died from her injuries.

"The Maple Grove Police Department has investigated several possible leads related to this incident for seventeen years, and will continue to do so in hopes of providing closure for Rebecca’s loved ones," the department said in a release.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Dominic Wareham at 763-494-6196.