MINNEAPOLIS — Police say a man has been charged after a pedestrian was struck and killed in a north Minneapolis hit-and-run.
According to the Hennepin County Attorney's Office, Henry Lee Brown, 54, was charged with one count of driving while intoxicated and one count of leaving the scene of a fatal crash.
Brown is scheduled to make his first court appearance on Tuesday, March 9.
According to the Minneapolis Police Department, officers were called to the area of North 30th Avenue and North Newton Avenue just before 5:45 p.m. Thursday, March 4 on a report of a pedestrian being hit by a vehicle that had fled the scene.
When police arrived, they located a man with serious injuries. Despite lifesaving efforts, the man was pronounced dead at the scene.