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Minneapolis Police Team up with Crime Stoppers to seek Tips in November Hit and Run Fatality

March 22, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) The Minneapolis Police Department and Crime Stoppers of Minnesota have teamed up to announce a reward in this case. Anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for this fatal crash is eligible for a cash reward of up to $5,000.

Around 5:00 p.m. on November 27th, a woman walking across Nicollet Avenue South (at the intersection of 43rd Street) was struck by a vehicle. The victim was transported to Hennepin County Medical Center where she died the next day.

The person who was driving the vehicle continued northbound on Nicollet Avenue South after striking the pedestrian. Police are looking for the public’s help in either identifying the suspect or the vehicle. Information about the vehicle is limited at this time as it has only been described as a dark sedan.

Officers have canvassed the area and talked to residents and business owners. Investigators were hoping to find more witnesses or see if any surveillance video in the area may be helpful in this case. Despite people being strongly encouraged to speak with officers, this case remains unsolved.

All tips that are provided to Crime Stoppers are always anonymous. Tips can be submitted via telephone at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477); by text to 274637 (CRIMES) and text Tip674 and your tip; or via the Crime Stoppers website at: http://crimestoppersmn.org/.

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