Car Hits Pedestrian
Orono police say a Minnetonka Beach man was drunk when he fatally ran over his wife with his car. The Hennepin County attorney says David Meder is charged with criminal vehicular homicide or operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration of .08 or more in 57-year-old Diane Meder’s death.
Police said a 79-year-old man died Monday morning after being hit by a car while he was crossing a busy street in Roseville. Charles R. Betts, of Roseville, died after being struck by a vehicle on Snelling Avenue Monday.
A 78-year-old man has died after being struck by a pickup truck Friday afternoon in Long Lake, Minn. The accident occurred just before 3 p.m. at Brown Road and Wayzata Boulevard, according to the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office.
Police are investigating after a pedestrian was struck by a car Wednesday afternoon in Fridley. It happened around 1:30 p.m. after a man exited a bus on the east side of University Avenue near Mississippi Street, according to Fridley Police.
A driver who fled on foot after hitting and killing a man who was walking on a Minneapolis sidewalk Friday night has been arrested. According to Minneapolis Police, the accident happened just after 10 p.m. near the intersection of West Broadway Avenue and Logan Avenue North. The victim was hit and dragged a short distance by a van that had driven up on a sidewalk.
Last fall, a driver hit 22-year-old Bekka Peterson and a friend as they got out of a taxi on Grand Avenue, not far from the University of St. Thomas. When Bekka’s parents arrived at the hospital, the sight of their daughter was overwhelming. “They told us to prepare for her to most likely be in a vegetative state, to decide how long to leave her in that state, what was best for her and the family,” said Bekka’s mother, Susan.
Police are investigating after a pedestrian was hit by a car and later died Friday night in Minneapolis. Authorities responded to the accident at about 9:48 p.m. Friday at the intersection of Osseo Road and North 49th Avenue.
Authorities say a 4-year-old boy who was hit by a car in Minneapolis on Sunday died late Monday night.