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CrimeDriver Who Hit Minneapolis Bus Stop Identified

21:30  11 july  2019
21:30  11 july  2019 Source:   patch.com

Deputy dragged short distance while driver attempted to flee traffic stop, officials say

Deputy dragged short distance while driver attempted to flee traffic stop, officials say An Anderson County deputy was dragged a short distance by a vehicle Tuesday when the driver crashed while fleeing a traffic stop, deputies said. Deputies attempted to conduct the traffic stop around Michelin Boulevard in Anderson. The driver failed to stop and a chase started, deputies said. Deputies were able to deflate two tires and the chase ended. While still attempting to flee with two flattened tires, the driver hit an Anderson County patrol vehicle and one of the deputies was dragged a short distance. Three people were taken into custody, deputies said. The deputy has minimal injuries.

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MINNEAPOLIS, MN — Authorities released the name of the driver that crashed into a busy North Minneapolis bus stop Tuesday morning. According to a report, 83-year-old George Reeves Jensen was driving a van on West Broadway Avenue when he struck a bus shelter, injuring six people.

Witnesses confirmed Jensen was heading south on Lyndale Avenue when he struck the mirror of a bus stopped at West Broadway to unload passengers. Jensen backed up and hit the mirror a second time before traveling around the corner and crashing into the bus shelter around 9:30 a.m.

Three people were taken to North Memorial Health with critical injuries. Two were taken to Hennepin County Medical Center, and one was treated and released at the scene.

Des Moines police searching for driver who fled scene of deadly crash

Des Moines police searching for driver who fled scene of deadly crash Des Moines police say they are searching for a driver who fled the scene of a fatal crash early Thursday. The hit-and-run happened just before 3 a.m. near the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway and Clark Street. Officers said an SUV and a car collided at the intersection. The driver of the car was taken to a nearby hospital with serious injuries and later died. The driver of the SUV, who has not yet been identified, ran away before emergency crews arrived at the scene. The victim’s name is being withheld pending notification of family members. The crash forced the intersection to be closed for about two hours Thursday morning.

Jensen initially was taken into custody but was released pending further investigation. Metro Transit Police are investigating the incident.

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Police ID man killed in hit-and-run Thursday morning.
Des Moines police have identified the man killed in the hit-and-run early Thursday morning as 19-year-old Kevin Troung. Police say they are searching for a driver who fled the scene of a fatal crash early Thursday. The hit-and-run happened just before 3 a.m. near the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway and Clark Street. Officers say Troung was driving a Toyota Camry and traveled eastbound on Clark Street. In the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway, a Nissan Pathfinder was headed southbound and collided with the driver's side of the Camry. © Provided by Hearst Television, Inc.

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