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Timothy Bakdash (credit: HENNEPIN COUNTY SHERIFF)

Driver In Dinkytown Fatal Hit & Run Ordered To Pay $138K To Victim

A Hennepin County judge has ordered the man sentenced for a fatal hit in run near the University of Minnesota campus to pay more than $138,000 to one of his victims. Peter Riley, the attorney for victim Sarah Bagley, says Judge Phillip Bush ordered Timothy Bakdash Wednesday to pay money to Bagley for medical expenses and pain and suffering compensation. Bagley, along with her friends Ben Van Handel and Katelynn Hanson, were on foot when they were struck by Bakdash, who was driving his car the wrong way on 5th Street Southeast in Dinkytown on April 15, 2011.

07/05/2013

Bakdash sentencing, University of Minnesota, Hit-And-Run, fatal crash

Victim’s Family: Hit-And-Run Driver Deserves 40 Years In Jail

The man who killed a Twin Cities college student with his car is going to prison for 40 years.

04/16/2012

(credit: Minneapolis Police Dept.)

Interrogation, 911 Tapes Released In Fatal ‘U’ Hit-And-Run

More details are emerging about the night Timothy Bakdash ran down four University of Minnesota students and killed one last April.

03/08/2012

(credit: CBS)

Mother Of Hit-And-Run Driver Charged With Being An Accomplice

The mother of the man accused of intentionally running over four people in Dinkytown has been charged for helping to cover up the crime.

04/26/2011

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Charges: Man, 29, Intentionally Struck 3 In ‘U’ Hit-And-Run

A 29-year-old Roseville man said he had “no remorse” when he hit three pedestrians in a fatal hit-and-run in Dinkytown, according to police. Now, he faces several felony charges, including second-degree murder.

04/25/2011

Ben Van Handel died after being struck in a hit-and-run accident on April 15. (credit: CBS)

Family: ‘U’ Hit-And-Run Victim Passes Away

The family of a University of Minnesota student critically hurt in a hit and run accident says he passed away Thursday afternoon.

04/21/2011