Officials have identified the pedestrian killed Tuesday in Brooklyn Park when he was hit by two cars, neither of which stopped.
Police say a pedestrian was fatally hit on a Twin Cities-area highway by two vehicles that didn’t stop after the collisions. The Minnesota State Patrol said the pedestrian was hit Tuesday night at about 6:52 p.m. near Highway 252 on the border of Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park.
A 16-year-old boy died after his vehicle was rear-ended by a suspected drunken driver last week. According to the State Patrol, the driver has not been charged, but authorities said he had also been involved in an earlier crash that day along Highway 252 in Brooklyn Park and had fled the scene.
Several times a day, cab driver Bashir Abdi takes a fare over Interstate 694 between New Brighton and Brooklyn Center. But his days are about to get much longer, and his patience much shorter.
A bicyclist was seriously injured after being hit by a vehicle Wednesday night.
One person was hospitalized after an overnight shooting in Brooklyn Center, according to police. Authorities say the incident happened at about 1:21 a.m. on the 6800 block of Humboldt Avenue.