Arrest made in Dinkytown hit and run

By: Andrew Krammer

A 29-year-old Roseville man was arrested Thursday for allegedly running over three University of Minnesota students in Dinkytown last week, the Star Tribune reported.

The man, who has a criminal history with drunken driving, is accused of being the driver of a car that drove down the wrong way on 5th Street SE and struck three students and killed one of them, KARE11 reported. Benjamin Van Handel of Appleton, Wis. was taken to Hennepin County Medical Center with a severe brain injury and broken bones, but never regained consciousness and died Thursday afternoon.

Katelynn Hanson and Sarah Bagley, both 21, escaped without serious injuries. The incident occured on the night of April 15, shortly after the Dinkytown bars had closed.

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