UPDATE: Man Dead in Beltrami Hit and Run

By KBJR News 1

UPDATE: Man Dead in Beltrami Hit and Run

August 1, 2013 Updated Aug 1, 2013 at 8:08 PM CDT

Beltrami County, MN (NNCNow.com) – The victim’s name of a fatal hit and run on Wednesday morning has been released along with the details of the vehicle police are searching for.

Christopher Lee Strong, 25, of Bemidji, Minnesota lost his life on Grange Road NW, just East of Nature Road.

According to police, evidence at the scene indicates a red Chevrolet Monte Carlo with damage to the front end of the car was involved.

The Beltrami Sheriff’s Office is being 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.

Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the vehicle and driver involved. Anyone with information is urged to contact 218-333-9111.

Written by Nick Minock