Public’s assistance requested after fatal hit and run near Waskish

The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a subject and vehicle after a fatal hit and run crash near Waskish Memorial Day.

The crash was around 6 in the morning three miles south of Waskish, near Upper Red.

Law enforcement believes the vehicle involved fled the scene and headed south on Highway 72.

Any information can be forwarded to the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office at 218-333-9111 or Minnesota State Patrol at 218-683-8410. Reference case number #21009159.


Larissa Donovan is the News Director for the stations of Paul Bunyan Broadcasting and has been, almost without interruption, since Election Day 2016. She covers events and issues in north-central Minnesota, which include local government, crime, courts, education, environment, and social issues. She studied communications at Bemidji State University and received her degree in 2018. Larissa, native to the great state of New York, grew up in Bemidji and enjoys spending her spare time with her son Logan, daughter Brigid, and pets Vincent and Piper. She also loves reading, Star Trek, and gardening... badly.


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