MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A cyclist killed in a Minneapolis hit-and-run accident is being remembered for her sense of adventure.
On Sunday, Elyse Stern’s loved ones placed flowers at the scene of the accident. A car hit the 28-year-old early Saturday morning at Lake Street and Cedar Avenue in Minneapolis.READ MORE: Kirill Kaprizov Has Goal, Three Assists As Wild Rout Jets 7-1
She was not wearing a helmet and her bike didn’t have a light.READ MORE: Aaron Rodgers To Play Sunday Against The Rams
Stern’s family said she was very adventurous, loved to travel, was a free spirit and loved to bike. They also said she would always ride her bike on main streets because she felt safer with more street lights.MORE NEWS: After Being Taken To Mental Health Facility, Everson Griffen Placed On Reserve List
Police say the man who hit her, Juan Hernandez-Campoceco may have been drinking. He is behind bars and could face charges as early as tomorrow.