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State Patrol seeks tips on fatal hit-and-run crash near Sauk Centre

The Minnesota State Patrol is asking for the public’s help in locating the vehicle involved in a fatal hit-and-run crash August 24 on Highway 71 just north of Sauk Centre.

The crash occurred when a passenger on a motorcycle traveling northbound on Highway 71 fell off the motorcycle near the entrance to the Grey Stone Golf Course. A passing motorist traveling northbound then struck the fallen passenger and proceeded without stopping their vehicle.

The suspected vehicle likely sustained damage to the front bumper area, according to the State Patrol.

Anyone with information about the suspected vehicle or any other information that would be helpful to the investigation is asked to contact the State Patrol’s St. Cloud District Office at (320) 223-6666.

Al Edenloff
Al Edenloff is the news and opinion page editor for the Echo Press. He was born in Alexandria and lived most of his childhood in Parkers Prairie. He graduated with honors from Moorhead State University with a degree in mass communications, print journalism. He interned at the Echo Press in the summer of 1983 and was hired a year later as a sports reporter. He also worked as a news reporter/photographer. Al is a four-time winner of the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Herman Roe Award, which honors excellence in editorial writing.  
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