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Woman on motorized wheelchair killed in north Minneapolis hit-and-run

KSTP
Updated: October 11, 2021 05:12 PM
Created: October 11, 2021 04:16 PM

A woman is dead after a hit-and-run Monday afternoon in north Minneapolis.

According to Minneapolis Police, a woman on a motorized wheelchair was headed south at about 2:26 p.m. when she was struck by a white SUV near North Aldrich Avenue and West Broadway Avenue.

The woman was thrown about 50 feet from the collision, and the SUV fled south, police said.

First responders rendered aid and took the woman to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

Police said the SUV may be a Jeep Cherokee and has heavy damage to its front end.

Anyone with information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

No other information was immediately available.

An investigation is underway.


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