Bicyclist killed in hit-and-run in Minneapolis

9:41 PM, Jul 5, 2013   |    comments
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MINNEAPOLIS - A 24-year-old woman who was hit by a vehicle while she was riding her bicycle has died - and police are still looking for the driver who sped from the scene.

The woman, Jessica Hanson, was riding at the intersection of 28th and Pleasant Avenue South on Wednesday night when a vehicle sped through a stop sign, with its headlights off, and hit her.

The driver of the vehicle then left.

Police say Hanson was taken to the hospital, but died there on Friday.

Police have limited information about the vehicle, but they are seeking help in identifying the driver.

Anyone with information is asked to call (612) 692-TIPS.

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