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Minneapolis, MN (KROC-AM News) - A pedestrian was struck and killed by the driver of a stolen vehicle in a deadly hit and run in Minneapolis early today.

Minneapolis Police issued a news release this morning concerning the death of a man in his 20s, who was hit by a speeding minivan on Lyndale Avenue in an area less than a half-mile northwest of Target Field. Witnesses reported the minivan was traveling at a high rate of speed in an erratic manner just before striking the victim around 1:20 AM. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

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The news release says the driver of the minivan, which had been reported stolen in Anoka County, continued traveling south until it collided head-on with a semi-truck. Minneapolis police say the driver fled on foot and is still being sought.

The name of the victim has not been released.

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