MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minneapolis police have released more details after a pedestrian was struck and killed by a motorist on the city’s northeast side one week ago.
According to police, the incident occurred at 2:14 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 13 in the area of Lowery Avenue NE and Arthur Street NE. There, a preliminary investigation found an adult male was crossing Lowry Avenue from the south to the north when he was struck by the motorist.READ MORE: Longfellow Rising: The Rebirth Of Minneapolis' Epicenter Of Unrest
Paramedics responded. The pedestrian was gravely injured and died shortly after arriving at an area hospital.READ MORE: Family Shocked To Find Water In Gas Tank - And More Shocked By How It Got There
Officers spoke with the motorist, a man believed to be in his 40s, and he is cooperating with the investigation. The vehicle was a small Toyota SUV.
On Tuesday, Jan. 19, the Hennepin County Medical Examiner identified the victim as 56-year-old Craig Merrill Sulem.MORE NEWS: Finding Minnesota: Bob Bell's Hockey Canes, From One Type Of Ice To Another
Neither drugs or alcohol impairment appear to be factors in this crash, police said.