Authorities Identify Victim of Carlton County Hit and Run; Suspect Is In Custody
The Carlton County Sheriff's Department has identified the injured victim of a hit and run Sunday morning. The victim, 43-year-old Michael Howard Norton, was hit while riding his bike at the intersection of Highway 61 and Rolling Road in Thompson Township.
With the public's help, they were also able locate and arrest the suspected driver of the car.
KJBR-TV is reporting that a 69-year-old woman is currently being held at the Carlton County Jail pending charges of criminal vehicular operation.
Authorities say inattentive driving appears to be the factor in this accident.