UPDATE: Authorities Identify Victim of Hit and Run

By KBJR News 1

June 16, 2013 Updated Jun 17, 2013 at 3:53 PM CDT

Thompson Township (NNCNOW.com)-- The Carlton County Sheriff's Department has located the driver responsible for a hit and run that left a man injured on Sunday.

First responders say Michael Howard Norton, a 43-year-old man was hit while riding his bike at the intersection of Highway 61 and Rolling Road in Thompson Township Sunday morning.

With help from the public, authorities were able to locate the vehicle and identify the driver responsible for the accident.

The 69-year-old woman is currently being held at the Carlton County Jail pending charges of criminal vehicular operation.

Authorities say inattentive driving appears to be the factor in this accident.

The investigation is still ongoing and anyone with information is encouraged to call the Carlton County Sheriff's Department.

Posted to the web by Raeanna Marnati
rmarnati@Kbjr.com

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