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Associated Press, Published January 06 2011

Police ID driver in fatal Minnesota hit-and-run

HERMANTOWN, Minn. – Hermantown police say they’ve identified the driver and car suspected in a fatal hit-and-run last week.

The Duluth News Tribune reports that officers from the Hermantown Police Department and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension executed a search warrant on a Hermantown resident’s vehicle.

Police say the driver of the vehicle has not been arrested or charged, pending the results of evidence collection.

Eighty-two-year-old Laurence Sundquist was struck as he crossed the road in the fog getting his paper early on Dec. 30. He died at a Duluth hospital.


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