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UPDATE: Person killed in hit and run and driver identified

Person of interest in Deadly Hit and Run in Beltrami County
Person of interest in Deadly Hit and Run in Beltrami County(KVLY)
Updated: Jun. 1, 2021 at 9:46 PM CDT
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FARGO, N.D. (Valley News Live) - UPDATE: The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office says the person who was killed in the crash was 58-year-old Shaun Allen O’Malley.

They also said that a driver was identified but will not be named pending formal charges. The vehicle that was used in the crash was also recovered.

ORIGINAL: The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office is helping Minnesota State Patrol with the investigation of a deadly hit and run that happened on the morning of Memorial Day.

It happened around 6:50 a.m. three miles south of the community of Waskish, near Upper Red Lake.

Law enforcement believes the vehicle involved fled the scene traveling south on Minnesota Highway 72.

They also believe there are members of the public that may have witnessed suspicious activity in the area of the crash as well as the City of Kelliher.

The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office would appreciate any information from the public to aid in the investigation.

You can call the Sheriff’s Office at (218) 333-9111 or Minnesota State Patrol at (218) 683-8410.

You can reference Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office case #21009159.

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