Minnesota Highway Patrol Needs Help Finding Vehicle From Deadly Hit-and-Run
A hit-and-run in Maplewood, Minnesota left a 65 year-old woman dead and now authorities need the public's help locating the SUV that was likely responsible.
The Minnesota State Patrol says that on Sunday, February 6, a 65-year-old Oakdale woman was walking on the southbound shoulder of Highway 120 in Maplewood when she was hit at around 7:43 p.m.
The woman was south of 5th Street when the hit-and-run occurred. She was then taken to Regions Hospital where was pronounced dead.
While the Minnesota State Patrol doesn't have a picture of the exact vehicle from the incident, they did reach out to ask for the public's help Monday and to share what they know thus far:
The suspect vehicle is a 2015-2020 silver Mitsubishi Outlander, similar to the one pictured, with front-end and driver’s side damage.
State Patrol dispatchers were able to track the vehicle leave the scene. It made its way South on Century, went westbound on I-94 then exited at Highway 61. Anyone with information is asked to call State Patrol investigators at 651-539-1151.
Since this hit-and-run ended with a tragic loss of life, the vehicle that fled the scene could be anywhere at this point so it's important to get this information to as many people as possible.
If you happened to be that area Sunday night or have seen a vehicle anywhere since that matches the description provided, please call State Patrol investigators at 651-539-1151 right away.
Even if you haven't seen the vehicle in question, please share this information through social media as the more people that receive this information, the better chance to there is to locate the driver.