UPDATE: The victim has been identified as 18-year-old Michael Chad Fenner, of Minot.
ORIGINAL: A Minot man was killed late Wednesday evening in Minot in an apparent hit and run accident.
According to Minot Police, around 10:27 p.m., an 18-year-old pedestrian was hit at the intersection of 17th Avenue and South Broadway by a vehicle that immediately fled the scene of the accident.
Initial reports indicate the vehicle involved in the hit and run was a dark-colored burgundy or red pickup truck.
The victim was transported to Trinity Hospital by Community Ambulance, but died shortly after arrival. The victim’s name is being withheld to give family time to make notifications.
The Minot Police Department asks if anyone has information on the accident or the truck involved to call 701-852-0111.
Information can also be provided anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 701-85-CRIME (701-852-7463).
Information leading to the arrest and conviction of the offender may result in a reward of up to $1000.00.
This is a developing story — check back for updates.