Police Search for Hit-and-Run Driver in Minneapolis

Updated: 03/23/2013 7:09 PM KSTP.com By: Maricella Miranda

A man was killed early Saturday morning from an apparent hit and run.

Police responded to a 911 call about the crash just after 2:30 a.m. at 32nd Street East and Snelling Avenue South, according to the Minneapolis Police Department.

The caller said a man was lying in the street. Police believe the 42-year-old man was hit by a vehicle due to the nature of his injuries. Paramedics took the man to Hennepin County Medical Center with injuries. He died a short time later.

The victim's identity was not immediately revealed by police.

The Minneapolis police homicide unit is investigating the crash and asking for the public's help to locate the driver and vehicle involved. Anyone with information about the case can call Sgt. Jerry Wallerich at 651-290-3676, or Sgt. Gerhard Wehr at 612-290-5214.