Police: Suspect In Fatal Hit-And–Run Turns Self In
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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Minneapolis police said a hit-and-run suspect who allegedly killed a 61-year-old bicyclist Saturday has turned him/herself in.
Sgt. William Palmer said the suspect turned him/herself in at City Hall at around 8 p.m. Palmer also said the truck involved in the incident is located in north Minneapolis and that the suspect’s identity will be released later.
Saturday morning, just before 11 a.m., the suspect allegedly hit a bicyclist who was crossing the street at the intersection of Franklin Avenue and West River Parkway, police said.
The victim died at the Hennepin County Medical Center at approximately 2:30 p.m. His identity has not yet been released.
Police described the suspect’s truck as a smaller brown pick-up truck with a homemade camouflage paint job, bearing the license number RXJ308. The truck is also described as having a red star on the back with “M16″ or “M18″ on the tailgate. The truck might have front-end damage.
If you have any information about the hit-and-run, call Minneapolis police at 612-692-8477.