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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minneapolis Police Department is asking for the public’s help to locate a motorcycle involved in a hit-and-run accident from late July.

Police say just before 11 p.m. on July 28, a pedestrian crossing Franklin Avenue East under the light rail tracks was struck and seriously injured by a motorcyclist, described as an older black Harley Davidson with a sidecar.

Witnesses say the motorcycle didn’t slow down before it struck the victim and did not stop after the accident. It was last seen turning north on Cedar Avenue, from Franklin Avenue East.

The victim, a 29-year-old woman, suffered broken bones and a head injury in the accident. She is expected to survive.

The driver of the motorcycle is described as an older, white man with glasses and long, light-colored hair.

Anyone who can identify the motorcycle or has information regarding this case is asked to call Sgt. Simonson of the Minneapolis Police Department’s Traffic Investigation at 612-673-3442.

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