Police ID victim of St. Paul hit-and-run; search for suspect continues

Police ID victim of St. Paul hit-and-run; search for suspect continues Photo: KSTP/Travis Rosauer.

Updated: January 25, 2021 12:49 PM
Created: January 25, 2021 10:36 AM

Police have identified the victim of a hit-and-run in St. Paul last week and are asking for help finding the person responsible.

According to St. Paul Police, 68-year-old John Benjamin, of St. Paul, was killed after being hit near the intersection of McKnight Road North and Margaret Street on Friday night.

Body found on St. Paul road believed to be hit-and-run victim

Police said evidence at the scene indicates Benjamin was walking in the area when the vehicle struck him.

Investigators are still looking for the driver of the Chevrolet Malibu that left behind a platinum gray passenger-side exterior mirror.

If anyone has any information regarding this incident, they are asked to call St. Paul Police at 651-266-5549.

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