A Little Falls man was the victim of a hit and run while walking on Highway 115 early Sunday, Jan. 27.
Zebulon G. Retka, 34, was struck while he was walking east on or near the eastbound fog line on Highway 115, about 3/4 mile west of Highway 371, near the Main Gate Bar. Acquaintances discovered him at about 2:10 a.m. and brought him home. Several hours later, he was transported by ambulance to St. Gabriel’s Hospital, then later transported to Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) with serious injuries.
The Minnesota State Patrol was notified and responded about 9:30 a.m.
The Minnesota State Patrol is looking for a white van which left the scene when acquaintances of the victim arrived.
Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Sgt. Brown at (218) 316-3026.
The investigation is ongoing and no further information is available.