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Woman Dies After Being Struck by a Car That Failed to Stop

On New Year’s Eve at approximately 9:23 pm, an adult female was attempting to cross Lyndale Avenue North in the 3900 block to get to a waiting taxi cab. While in the middle of the street, a light blue vehicle, travelling southbound, hit the woman. The driver did not stop. The vehicle was seen travelling south on Lyndale and turning onto westbound 39th Avenue North.

Officers arrived on the scene and found the victim to be deceased. Officers and investigators canvassed the area and spoke with residents and people on foot in the area.

The Medical Examiner will release the identity of the victim. The Minneapolis Police Department’s Traffic Unit is investigating.

Anyone with information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).