Formal charges pending after fatal hit and run in Becker County

UPDATE: 47 year old Bruce Allen Basswood of Ponsford MN remains in custody in the Becker County jail with formal charges pending. Two other people that were taken into custody have been released.

ORIGINAL: The Becker County Sheriff's Office says around 7:30 Thursday night, they got a report of a hit and run crash involving a pedestrian on Pow Wow Highway about a half mile east of Pine Point.

21 year old Joshua Charles Jones of Ponsford was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say the vehicle was later located at a home in Pine Point and three people were taken into custody.

The names of the three taken into custody are not being released at this time as the investigation continues.