PLYMOUTH, Minn. — The Hennepin County Medical Examiner has identified the victim in the fatal hit-and-run involving a pedestrian in Plymouth on Wednesday night.
Officials say Gregory Michael Schneider, 65, of Plymouth died of blunt force injuries in the crash.
Plymouth police say a suspect has been arrested in the case.
The incident took place just before 9 p.m. near the intersection of County Road 24 and 32nd Avenue North. Investigators said the vehicle involved was a black sedan, possibly a 2009-2014 Acura TL or similar-type vehicle. They said the driver struck Schneider and then fled the scene.
Late Thursday morning, Plymouth police sent out a news release saying officers in Golden Valley located the vehicle a few hours after the crash, and arrested a 19-year-old man they believe is the hit-and-run driver.
The suspect is being held in the Hennepin County jail while prosecutors draw up charges.
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