Woman killed in Minneapolis hit and run identified

A Minneapolis traffic crash involving two cars claimed the life of a St. Paul woman Thursday evening, according to a release.

The incident is now under investigation after two males driving the second vehicle fled the scene and were later located in the first precinct, officials said. 

47-year-old Krista Lynn Sandstrom died in the incident near the intersection of 15th Street East and Park Avenue South around 6:00 p.m.

Both males were questioned and released, with one treated for minor injuries by paramedics at the scene.

The investigation is being led by the MPD's Traffic Investigation Unit.