UPDATE: Man hit by car on 25th St. S. dies

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Published: Dec. 13, 2021 at 8:31 PM CST
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FARGO, N.D. (Valley News Live) - UPDATE 12/23/21: The North Dakota Highway Patrol says Powers died from the injuries he sustained in the crash.

Update 12/16/21: Thanks to help from the community, police have been able to identify the pedestrian hit by a car in Fargo earlier this week.

They say 45-year-old Robert Powers of Minot was struck Monday while crossing 25th St S in the crosswalk. Highway Patrol says they received numerous tips from the public and were eventually able to identify Powers by his fingerprints through an FBI database.

Powers was taken by FM Ambulance to Sanford Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Original article 12/13/21:

A man is seriously injured after being hit by a car near the intersection of 25th Street South and 13th Avenue.

The incident was reported on Monday, December 13 at 6:47 p.m.

Fargo Police say the adult male pedestrian was taken to a local emergency room by ambulance with serious injuries. Nataneil Solomon, the 18-year-old male driver of the sedan is cooperative and the investigation is ongoing.

The crash report says the 18-year-old was going through the intersection on a green light when he hit the man crossing the street. Authorities say the driver stopped and pulled over immediately to wait for police.

Officials say they are working on a positive identification of the man hit by the car. They released the picture below and are asking for the public’s help in identifying the man. Police say he is 30-45 years old, white or Native American, with salt and pepper, thinning hair and a receding hair line. He is 5′10″ to 6′2″ and 200-240 lbs.

If you recognize the tattoo or the believe you know who the man may be, you’re urged to contact the North Dakota Highway Patrol at 701-328-9921 and ask to speak to a Fargo area NDHP Trooper.


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