Arrest Made in Fatal Hit and Run in Northeast Minnesota
Gilbert, MN (KROC AM News) - The State Patrol says an arrest has been made in a deadly hit-and-run that occurred earlier this week in northeast Minnesota.
The Patrol says 85-year-old Florence Mannelin of Makinen was struck and fatally injured while walking across a street in Gilbert around 6 p.m. Wednesday.
Police located a vehicle that matched the description of the one involved in the hit-and-run Thursday morning. Officers arrested the suspected driver, identified as 57-year-old Jeffrey Airhart of Fargo.
He is jailed on a charge of criminal vehicular homicide.