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Man killed in North Minneapolis crash identified

Man killed in North Minneapolis crash identified Photo: KSTP

May 03, 2019 05:40 AM

Authorities have released the name of the man killed in a crash in North Minneapolis Wednesday.

Fifty-year-old Jose Angel Madrid Salcido was killed when a driver fleeing authorities struck his vehicle in the area of Aldrich Avenue North and 36th Street.

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Madrid Salcido's wife said the family depended on him and that "we still can't believe this happened to us. My husband was an exceptional man, a role model."

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Police said 27-year-old Trevon McMorris nearly ran into an officer before striking Madrid Salcido's car after authorities responded to a suspicious vehicle report in the area.

McMorris is currently in jail and facing a murder charge.

According to court records, McMorris has a history of traffic violations, including past convictions for driving with a suspended or revoked license and driving without proof of insurance. McMorris was also convicted after officers found he was in possession of marijuana during a traffic stop.

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