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)

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