Pedestrian Dies after being Struck by Vehicle

October 20, 2016 (MINNEAPOLIS) On October 17th, officers from the First Precinct responded to Hawthorne Avenue and 11th Street North on a report of a pedestrian that had been struck by a vehicle around 4:00 p.m.

When officers arrived at the intersection they provided medical care to the adult male victim until paramedics from Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) arrived. The victim was transported to HCMC by ambulance for treatment. The victim died on October 18TH at HCMC.

The name of the deceased, as well as the cause and nature of his death, will be released by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office.

The driver of the vehicle, an adult female, stayed at the scene and is cooperating with investigators. At this point in the preliminary investigation, alcohol and drugs do not appear to be a factor in the crash. The crash is being investigated by the Minneapolis Police Department’s Traffic Investigation Unit.