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One dead after apparent hit-and-run, police say

GRAND FORKS — One person is dead following an apparent hit-and-run in western Grand Forks early Sunday morning, April 7, police said in a press release.

Officers from the Grand Forks Police Department were dispatched around 5 a.m. Sunday to the area of Interstate 29 and Demers Avenue for a report of a possibly deceased subject.

CPR was attempted but the female victim was pronounced dead while being transported to Altru Hospital.

Evidence obtained on scene appears to indicate that the woman was struck by an unknown vehicle, according to police.

Identification of the woman is pending at this time.

The police department is asking that anyone with information about this incident call the department as soon as possible. The crash is believed to have happened between 4:45 am to 4:59 am.

Police said the striking vehicle would potentially have damage to the front bumper and hood.

The department was assisted by Altru, the Grand Forks Fire Department, the Grand Forks County Sheriff’s Office and the North Dakota Highway Patrol. The Crash Analysis Reconstruction Team and the regional UAS team also assisted in the investigation.

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