David Norris 39, identified as Minneapolis hit-and-run victim
David Norris Death – On Thursday, a fatal hit-and-run accident occurred near Lake Nokomis, and the victim of the accident has been identified. The victim was a librarian at St. Catherine University. A man was spotted sitting in a snowbank close to the intersection of Cedar Avenue South and East Lake Nokomis Parkway shortly after 7 in the morning. When paramedics arrived at the site, they determined that the victim had already passed away. The preliminary investigation conducted by the Minneapolis Police Department indicated that the incident was a hit-and-run.
David Norris, a resident of the neighborhood, was identified as the person who was killed, as his relatives and friends have verified. At the same time that Norris was earning his degree in 2017 from St. Catherine University, he worked there as a librarian. According to an obituary that was issued by the school, David started working as a librarian at St. Kate’s in 2019, driven by a passion for ensuring that everyone has equal access to knowledge and connecting users with the resources that they require. The community of library patrons had a profound level of respect for his leadership in fostering tolerance and diversity, as well as his commitment to fighting against bias.
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The work that he did in this area inspired and influenced audiences on a national and regional scale. “David was caring and inquisitive. He enjoyed gaming, learning languages, traveling, and exploring the outdoors. He will be sincerely missed,” the obituary reads. The driver that was engaged in the incident has not been identified by the police as of yet. If you have any information about this crime, please contact CrimeStoppers by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or visiting their website at www.CrimeStoppersMN.org.
Related topic: 1 dead after apparent hit-and-run in north Minneapolis, Police says
On Wednesday night in Minneapolis’ Jordan neighborhood, a man in his 30s passed away after being hit by a car. According to information given to the media by the police, at around 11:30 p.m., officers were summoned to the north Minneapolis intersection of Logan Avenue North and West Broadway for a complaint of a person being struck. When they arrived, a wounded man was laying on West Broadway, according to the police. The man’s life was attempted to be saved by crews, but they were unsuccessful.
Man passed away there and then. Officials have not yet revealed his identity or any other personal information. In the following days, additional details, including his cause of death, will be released by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner. According to authorities, preliminary evidence suggests that a car struck the victim before driving off. The scene was visited by detectives from the Minneapolis Traffic Unit, the Forensic Division, and the Minneapolis Homicide Investigators to gather evidence. According to authorities, no arrests have been made as of Thursday morning.
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