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Update: MN troopers identify person of interest in deadly hit-and-run incident

Minnesota State Patrol says it still needs the public’s help in gathering additional information.
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Published: Sep. 14, 2020 at 5:53 AM CDT
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LITTLE FALLS, MINN. (Valley News Live) - Update (9/25/20) - Minnesota State Patrol says it has identified a person of interest in a deadly hit-and-run incident that happened in Morrison County.

A pedestrian was reportedly killed on September 13 between 5:30 a.m. and 6:08 a.m. near the city of Pierz.

Troopers said Joseph Herold, 40, was walking along the side of the road on Hwy 25, just south of 163rd St, when he was hit.

MSP is looking for additional information from anyone who may have witnessed or driven by the crash scene. Troopers also want to hear from anyone who may have heard something regarding the crash.

If you have any information that can assist MSP, you’re urged to call Minnesota State Patrol Investigator Sgt. Lance Turcott at 218-316-3026 or 218-820-8401.

We have identified a person of interest in the Sept. 13 hit-and-run fatality crash involving a pedestrian in Morrison...

Posted by Minnesota State Patrol on Thursday, September 24, 2020

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(Original 9/14/20) - Authorities are searching for the driver responsible for a deadly hit-and-run in Minnesota.

The crash happened around 6 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 13 on Hwy. 25 in Little Falls.

Troopers say 40-year-old Joseph Herold of Pierz, MN was walking on the side of the road when he was hit.

Authorities say it was dark and foggy at the time of the crash.

No other information is available.

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