Car Hits Pedestrian
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.