A motorist is being sought by the Minnesota State Patrol after a lady was murdered while strolling down the side of Highway 120 in Maplewood on Sunday night.
The victim, 65-year-old Eri Nakamura of Oakdale, died in the emergency department of Regions Hospital after the motorist left her for dead.
Nakamura was walking southbound on the shoulder when she was struck by a Silver SUV soon before 8 p.m., according to authorities.
The drivers allegedly fled the scene after colliding with Nakamura, according to investigators.
According to troopers, the SUV is a 2015-2020 Mitsubishi Outlander with damage to the front end and driver’s side.