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Arrest made in hit-and-run incident between pedestrian and pickup

The Grand Forks Police Department has made an arrest after a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle Saturday.

Preliminary charges have been filed against Bryon Hultquist of Grand Forks, 33, for aggravated assault and reckless endangerment, both felonies.

 

Witnesses told police that a pickup appeared to intentionally drive toward a 30-year-old Grand Forks resident in an alley off North Third Street before hitting them. The pedestrian was carried a short distance before falling off the hood of the truck, witnesses said. The vehicle then continued driving toward North Fourth Street.

The pedestrian did not sustain life-threatening injuries and was taken to Altru Hospital, police said.

As of Wednesday, the police were looking for three suspects in connection to the incident. An investigation is still ongoing.

Anna Burleson

Anna Burleson is the higher education reporter for The Grand Forks Herald. She is a 2013 graduate of the University of South Dakota's Mass Communication program and is originally from Watertown, S.D. Contact her with story ideas or tips by phone, email or Twitter, all of which are listed below. Examples of her work can be accessed here.

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