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2 arrested in hit-and-run death of St. Paul bicyclist

Two arrests have been made in the hit-and-run death of a bicyclist in St. Paul. Police have been investigating since the accident last month.
Police are searching for a driver they say hit a bicyclist in St. Paul early Sunday morning.

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - St. Paul police say a man and a woman have been arrested in the hit-and-run death of a restaurant worker who was biking home from work.

Authorities say a 28-year-old St. Paul man was arrested Saturday on suspicion of criminal vehicular homicide. On Friday, a 47-year-old woman from South St. Paul was arrested on suspicion of aiding an offender. Police say she is the registered owner of the vehicle believed to be have been used in the hit-and-run.

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Hit-and-run victim Jose Hernandez is a popular prep cook and dishwasher at Brasa Rotisserie.

Fifty-two-year-old Jose Hernandez Solano was biking home from his job at Brasa Rotisserie in St. Paul when he was struck last month. He died Dec. 7.

More than 50 cyclists gathered in St. Paul on Sunday for a ride in his memory.

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