Patrol: Pedestrian killed on highway

Published 9:57 am Wednesday, November 19, 2014

BROOKLYN CENTER — Police say a pedestrian has been fatally hit on a Twin Cities-area highway by two vehicles that didn’t stop after the collisions.

The Minnesota State Patrol said the pedestrian was hit Tuesday night near Highway 252 on the border of Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park. A patrol spokesman said the victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The person’s name hasn’t been released.

The patrol is looking for a dark sedan and a red SUV or minivan that left the scene before law enforcement arrived.

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Police said the road was dry and there didn’t appear to be any hazards at the time.