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MPD Investigates Fatal Crash

June 1, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) At 5:56 p.m., Minneapolis Police responded to a personal injury motor vehicle crash where two vehicles collided at the intersection of Park Avenue South and 15th Street East.

An SUV with two occupants traveling northbound on Park Avenue South struck a Honda Fit that was traveling eastbound on 15th Street East. Witnesses stated the SUV was traveling at a high rate of speed.

The two adult males from the SUV fled on foot from the scene of the crash. Officers from the First Precinct located the males a short distance away. The passenger was seen by paramedics from Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) and was released after being interviewed by officers. An ambulance transported the driver of the SUV to HCMC with non-life threatening injuries.

The driver, an adult female and only occupant in the car was pronounced deceased at the scene by paramedics. The name of the deceased, as well as the cause and nature of her death, will be released by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office.  

This crash is being investigated by the Minneapolis Police Department’s Traffic Investigation Unit.

Case Number 17-201047.

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