MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Authorities in Mankato say they’ve made an arrest in the hit-and-run death of an 88-year-old Mankato man Wednesday.
According to the Mankato Police Department, 88-year-old William A. Maher, was found dead in the street at about 1:30 a.m. on the 600 block of East Main Street.
Authorities immediately began looking for the suspect’s vehicle, described as a Jeep Cherokee with a light gray or silver plastic grill, with a model year that’s likely between 1999 and 2004.READ MORE: Legislature Set To Debate Police Reform During Special Session
On Friday morning, authorities say a person came forward Thursday night regarding the hit-and-run. Abby Marie Zoellmer, 36, of North Mankato, was arrested.READ MORE: Minnesota Legislature Anticipates Monday's Special Session With Unfinished Business
Charges being requested are criminal vehicular homicide.MORE NEWS: Minnesota Farmers Worry As Drought Continues To Dry Out Crops
The Mankata Department of Public Safety is processing the vehicle believed to be involved and the investigation is ongoing.