MPD Investigators Seek the Public’s Help After Fatal Hit and Run

November 28, 2016 (MINNEAPOLIS) 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 identity of the victim and the nature and cause of her death will be released by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner.

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.

Immediately following the incident, officers canvassed the area, talking 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.

Anyone with information is encouraged to text their tip in to 847411 (TIP411).  Enter MPD, a space, and then the information.  These text messages are assigned a tip number and the police department has no way of identifying the source of the information.  All texts are anonymous.  Persons may also call the MPD TIP Line at 612-692-TIPS (8477). 

The Minneapolis Police Department has assigned detectives from its Homicide and Traffic Units to investigate this case. The CCN# is 16-427637.