Olson Memorial Highway
A Golden Valley man was found guilty Tuesday of killing a young Minneapolis couple while driving drunk at over 100 mph in 2003. Philip Scott Bertelsen, 56, was convicted of criminal vehicular homicide in connection with the deaths of Brandy Banks-Sutta and Melvin Jones on Nov. 3, 2013.
A Golden Valley man was driving drunk at more than 100 miles per hour the night he smashed into and killed a young couple in Minneapolis. Melvin Jones and Brandy Banks-Sutta were stopped at a light at Morgan Avenue North and Olson Memorial Highway on Nov. 3, 2013 when they were hit from behind. They were killed instantly.
Those heartbroken when 21-year-old Brandy Banks-Sutta was killed by a speeding driver earlier this month returned to the crash site Tuesday. On the corner of Morgan Avenue North and Olson Memorial Highway they stood at the curb to say: Thanks for giving.
A sudden loss of a loved one to a car crash brings enormous shock and grief. So imagine the pain felt by the family of a 21-year-old Minneapolis woman who can’t afford to bury her.
Two people are dead after a four-vehicle crash in Minneapolis overnight. According to authorities, the vehicles were heading eastbound on Olson Memorial Highway when the accident occurred. Three cars were stopped at the stoplight, at the intersection of Olson Memorial Highway and Morgan Avenue, when a fourth vehicle rammed into them.
Twenty-two robberies in September’s first 11 days prompted the Minneapolis Police Department to issue a crime alert Wednesday advising residents on how to avoid and respond to robberies.
Police say a man in a wheelchair was fatally struck by a car in Minneapolis Thursday.
A level 3 sex offender will relocate from Golden Valley to Minneapolis, according to Minneapolis Police.
Metro Transit Police are looking for a girl who may have been abducted after being forced from a bus in north Minneapolis late Friday night.