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2 critically injured in Grand Ave. hit-and-run, suspect vehicle found

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St. Paul police say they have recovered the car that struck a man and a woman on Grand Avenue early Sunday morning and then sped off.

The Star Tribune reported around 2:30 a.m., the pair, both 22 years old, had just gotten out of a cab in the 1900 block of Grand Ave. and were attempting to cross the street between Prior Avenue S. and S. Howell Street. when they were hit.

The two were taken to Regions Hospital, where they are listed in critical condition. The newspaper said the victims have been identified as Nicholas Bergeland of Wayzata and Rebekka Peterson of Farmington.

A police spokesperson told the Star Tribune that a 2013 gray Mazda3 with left front-end damage believed to be involved in the crash was located Sunday afternoon more than a mile northeast of the scene.

No arrests have been made.

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