An empty bottle of vodka was found in the SUV that was involved in a fatal hit-and-run in Maple Grove Jan. 31, the Minnesota State Patrol said.
FOX 9 News reported that the driver has been identified as Linda Lee Hamm, 61, and the victim of the crash was Ann Blake.
Police received the first report of an erratic driver at 11:46 p.m. The caller reported that the driver of the SUV was speeding and hitting curbs.
After following the SUV, police saw the vehicle go over the curb and strike Blake in the back.
Blake's son is severely autistic and her husband Dan died four months ago after a battle with cancer, CBS reported.