Criminal Vehicular Homicide Charges Pending Against Driver in Fatal Duluth Hit and Run
Criminal Vehicular Homicide charges are pending against a driver following a fatal hit and run accident in Duluth Tuesday night.
Duluth Police responded to the accident in the Twin Ponds area just after 6 Tuesday night.
Police say 60-year-old Susan Elizabeth Legarde-Menz was struck while walking on Skyline Parkway.
The driver then left Skyline Parkway, driving into Twin Ponds. He then fled the scene.
Legarde-Menz was taken to Essentia Health St. Mary’s Hospital, where she later died of her injuries.
The driver of the vehicle, a 30-year-old man, was located a short time later.
He is being held in the St. Louis County Jail on charges of Criminal Vehicular Homicide and Driving After Revocation.
The accident remains under investigation.
(photo courtesy: Jim Davis)