Fatal Hit and Run Near Pine Point

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Fatal Hit and Run

DETROIT LAKES, MN--One man is dead following a hit and run near Pine Point Thursday night. Becker County Sheriff Todd Glander says the report of a vehicle hit and run crash involving an individual on Pow Wow Highway came in just before 7:30pm near Pine Point. The Sheriff says after life-saving efforts were made, 21 year old Joshua Charles Jones of Ponsford was pronounced dead at the scene. The suspect vehicle was located at a residence in Pine Point. He says three individuals were taken into custody. The release of their names is pending an active investigation. He says alcohol appears to be a factor. Assisting Becker County at the scene were the White Earth Tribal Police, Detroit Lakes Police Department, Minnesota State Patrol, Carsonville Fire and Rescue, North Memorial Ambulance and North Memorial Air Care Response.

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