Hit And Run

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Deadly Crashes Increase 15 Percent From Last Summer

Public safety leaders are urging Minnesota drivers to slow down after at least six people died in crashes this weekend. That brings the total number of deaths on our roads to 202 this year – which includes two bicyclists and eight pedestrians. That’s a 15-percent jump from the 175 deaths at this point last summer. Earl Conley lost his son, Austin, to a hit-and-run involving a speeding driver last fall

07/29/2013

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Man Pleads Guilty To Fatal Hit-And-Run Crash

A Brooklyn Park man has pleaded guilty to criminal vehicular homicide in the hit-and-run crash that killed a 70-year-old woman in March. Perry Bernard Atkins, 25, pleaded guilty last Friday.

07/22/2013

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Thousands In Minn. Drive Without Licenses, Sometimes With Fatal Consequences

According to the State Patrol, Abdrihaman Ali is one of thousands of Minnesotans caught driving without a license in the last year.

07/19/2013

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Uptown Hit-and-Run Suspect Makes 1st Court Appearance

Abdirahman Abdi Ali appeared in court for the first time Wednesday, wearing handcuffs and orange jail scrubs. The 24-year-old is facing two counts of criminal vehicular homicide in the death of bicyclist Jessica Hanson.

07/10/2013

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Police: Driver Arrested After Hitting Boy On Bike, Fleeing Scene

A 7-year-old boy is recovering in St. Paul after police say he was run over while riding his bike Tuesday night by a driver who tried to flee the scene.

07/09/2013

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Man Charged With Criminal Vehicular Homicide In Uptown Hit-&-Run

The man accused in a hit-and-run accident that killed a 24-year-old bicyclist is now charged with two counts of criminal vehicular homicide. Abdirahman Abdi Ali, 24, turned himself in and was arrested in connection with Jessica Hanson’s July 3 death.

07/09/2013

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Man Arrested In Fatal Mpls. Hit-&-Run ID’d

Police say they have made an arrest in a hit-and-run crash that killed a 24-year-old bicyclist last week. Jessica Hanson was struck and killed at the intersection of 28th and Pleasant Avenue at about 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday evening.

07/08/2013

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Man Gets 90 Days In Connection To March Hit-And-Run

A 27-year-old man was sentenced Monday to 90 days in jail after pleading guilty to a March hit-and-run that fatally injured a bicyclist.

07/08/2013

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Bicyclist Killed In Hit-And-Run In Minneapolis

A 24-year-old woman who was hit by a vehicle while she was riding her bicycle has died — and police are still looking for the driver who sped from the scene. Minneapolis police say the woman was riding at the intersection of 28th and Pleasant Avenue South on Wednesday night when a vehicle sped through a stop sign, with its headlights off, and hit her.

07/05/2013

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

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Man Charged In Hit-And-Run That Killed Army Veteran

A 31-year-old Wyoming, Minn., man faces multiple charges in connection to the hit-and-run crash that killed an Army veteran earlier this month.

06/28/2013

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Public Helps Locate Suspect In Hinckley Hit-And-Run Death

A public tip has helped authorities arrest a man in connection with the hit-and-run crash that killed a man from Wyoming, Minn., earlier this month. According to the Department of Public Safety, Derek Anthony Sanders, 31, of Wyoming, Minn., was taken into custody from his parents’ residence Wednesday morning without incidence.

06/26/2013

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Court Denies Appeal In Amy Senser Case

The Minnesota Court of Appeals denied the appeal from Amy Senser on her guilty verdict in the 2011 death of Anousone Panthavong. Senser was found guilty of criminal vehicular homicide.

06/24/2013

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Man Seriously Injured In Hinckley Hit-&-Run Dies

A 24-year-old Wyoming, Minn. man who was rushed to the hospital after being struck by a hit-and-run driver has died.

06/23/2013

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Suspect In Fatal Hit-&-Run Arrested After High-Speed Chase

One person is dead and a Duluth man is in custody after a hit-and-run crash at the Culkin Rest Area in Mahtowa, Minn. Wednesday.

06/20/2013

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