Man Arrested in Beltrami County Fatal Hit and Run

By KBJR News 1

Man Arrested in Beltrami County Fatal Hit and Run

August 7, 2013 Updated Aug 7, 2013 at 7:57 AM CST

Beltrami County, MN (NNCNOW.com) - Authorities in Beltrami County have arrested a man in connection with a fatal hit and run.

According to the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office, a 58-year-old Bemidji man was arrested around 8 p.m. Tuesday for allegedly driving the vehicle which struck and killed Christopher Lee Strong, 25, on July 31st on Grange Road Northwest.

The man is being held in the Beltrami County Jail pending review of the case for charges by the Beltrami County Attorney's Office.

Authorities say the arrest is the result of an intensive investigation by Beltrami County Deputies assisted by the Minnesota State Patrol, MN Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, Red Lake Tribal Police, Leech Lake Tribal Police and the Ramsey County Medical Examiner's Office.

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