Police Identify St. Cloud Man Killed in Hit and Run Friday
The St. Cloud Police Department says 70-year-old Norbert Olmscheid, was hit by a vehicle while out on a walking path between 9th Avenue and 6th Avenue North around 8:00 p.m. Friday night. He was taken to the hospital where he later died.
A 16-year-old Sauk Rapids boy is in custody in relation to the incident. Authorities say the teen allegedly stole the vehicle a few blocks away from the crash site.
According to police, the teen admitted he did not know the victim, but intentionally drove onto the walking path to hit him. The suspect was taken to the Stearns County jail and later moved to a juvenile detention center where he faces charges including 2nd Degree Murder.
His name has not been released.