Driver hits man in south Minneapolis before sunrise, leaves him to die in a snowbank

The crash occurred shortly after 7 a.m. near Lake Nokomis


January 13, 2023

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A park police officer redirected traffic away from a crash scene Thursday morning in south Minneapolis.

A motorist hit a pedestrian near Lake Nokomis before sunrise Thursday and drove away, leaving him to die in a snowbank, officials said.

The crash occurred about 7:10 a.m. near the intersection of S. Cedar Avenue and E. Nokomis Parkway, police said.

Police have yet to say what type of vehicle might be involved. Nor have they identified the man who died.


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