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UPDATE WEDNESDAY: Suspect charged with vehicular homicide in death of bicyclist from Hoffman

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Charges have been filed against a suspect in the hit-and-run death of a 24-year-old bicyclist who used to live in Hoffman.

Abdirahman Abdi Ali, 25, was charged with two counts of criminal vehicular homicide Tuesday.


He is accused of speeding through a stop sign with his lights off, and hitting Jessica Hanson, who was bicycling near the intersection of 28th Street and Pleasant Avenue South in Minneapolis on July 3. She died two days later from her injuries.

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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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