DETROIT LAKES, Minn. (WCCO/AP) — Authorities are looking for the driver of a car that struck and killed a man operating a utility vehicle in northern Minnesota.
The 27-year-old man was struck in Becker County Monday night in Maple Grove Township and was found unresponsive. He was taken to Sanford Hospital in Fargo, North Dakota where he died on Tuesday.
Becker County sheriff’s officials say they are looking for the driver of a 1999 Mercury Marquis who fled from the crash.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the White Earth Police Department at 218-983-3201 or the Becker County Sheriff’s Office at 218-847-2661.
The victim was identified as Michael Joe Tibbetts of Ogema, Minnesota.
The crash remains under investigation.
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