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Posted on: May 1, 2018

Hit & Run Crash - UPDATE

UPDATE:

The vehicle in question has been located.  It is a 1999 Honda Accord DX, blue in color.  No arrests have been made.  We would like to thank the public for their efforts in helping us attempt to locate the vehicle. The investigation is ongoing.  We have no further information to release at this time.

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ORIGINAL PRESS RELEASE (May 1, 2018):

At approximately 11:00 pm on April 29, 2018, the Scott County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a personal injury crash on 185th St East (CR21) near Hobby Hills Trail in Credit River Township.


The reporting party, Grant Skluzacek (18) of Prior Lake, stated he was driving his motorcycle westbound when he was struck from behind by another vehicle.  The suspect vehicle did not stop and fled the scene.  The reporting party suffered cuts to his arms and legs and chose to be transported by family to Fairview Ridges Hospital.


A piece of the suspect vehicle’s bumper was found wedged underneath the reporting party’s motorcycle (photo below).  Based on this piece of evidence, the suspect vehicle is believed to be a Honda with dark blue metallic paint.  It will have heavy front-end damage near the front passenger side tire.   


“The driver had an obligation to stay at the scene until the authorities arrived,” said Sheriff Luke Hennen. “Everyone on the road has a responsibility to drive safely and nobody deserves to be abandoned on the side of the road with injuries.” 


The Scott County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by Allina Ambulance and the Prior Lake Fire Department.  The Scott County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating this case.


The Scott County Sheriff’s Office requests the assistance from the public with the identification and location of the suspect driver and vehicle in this hit and run collision.  This investigation is ongoing and anyone with information regarding the incident is encouraged to contact the Scott County Sheriff’s Office at (952) 496-8132. 


Photo of piece of suspect vehicle found at scene:

18008654 Bumper Photo


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