State Patrol seeks public's help in hit and run that kills woman on I-35E


A Maple Grove woman is dead following a hit and run accident on a freeway in St. Paul on Friday night.

St. Paul Police said Emily Boone, 28, climbed over an interstate wall adjacent to Interstate 35E near the Grand Avenue overpass and fell to the pavement below, KSTP reports.

Investigators believe she was crawling across the highway when she was hit by a car. WCCO said she was struck just after 9:30 p.m.

The incident backed up traffic on 35-E and I-94. Portions of I-35E were shut down as authorities investigated the accident. The Star Tribune noted that the incident occurred as a Minnesota Wild hockey game finished at the nearby Xcel Energy Center, further complicating the traffic backup.

The State Patrol is asking for the public's help in identifying the vehicle and the driver involved in the crash. Anyone who witnessed this incident or was in the area at the time of the crash is asked to contact the State Patrol at (651) 582-1500.

Next Up

Zach Parise

Ghosts of Wild's past force split with Sharks

Brent Burns and Ryan Donato thwarted a comeback attempt by the Wild.

Avante Dickerson

Top-ranked recruit Avante Dickerson decommits from Gopher football

The four-star cornerback was the highest-rated recruit in Minnesota's 2021 class.

u.s. district court minnesota - federal court minneapolis

Limits on in-person court activity extended for 45 days

The statewide order extends current limitations through March 15.

D'Angelo Russell / Minnesota Timberwolves

The Timberwolves need more from D'Angelo Russell

The Wolves haven't gotten what they expected since making a blockbuster trade.

oct. 20 snow crash

Spinouts, crashes still happening after snow leaves MN roads a mess

The snow storm caused at least 208 crashes this weekend.


For The Week: Food tips and tricks to get you through the next 7 days

BMTN's food writer Lindsay Guentzel makes life easier for Minnesotans.

snow, plow

Here's how much snow fell in Saturday's storm in Minnesota

MSP Airport had the highest total as of 7 a.m. Sunday with 5.3 inches.

Screen Shot 2021-01-18 at 3.17.49 PM

No KAT? No D'Lo? No problem as Timberwolves defeat Pelicans

The Timberwolves were without Karl-Anthony Towns and D'Angelo Russell, but still picked up a (SCORE) win.

Screen Shot 2021-01-23 at 7.53.44 PM

Spinouts, crashes across Twin Cities as snow gets heavier

There have been multiple incidents across the metro area.

Mason Branstrator

Family, friends raising funds for teen soccer standout with spinal injury

Mason Branstrator of Duluth was injured in a skiing accident.