Minnesota auto accident victim identified by fingerprinting

Pioneer Press reported police resorted to fingerprinting in order to identify a man who was injured in a Minnesota auto accident on Thursday evening.

A 51-year-man was severely injured in a Minnesota car accident when he was hit by a car while crossing the street at the intersection of 49th and University Avenue.

The Minnesota auto accident victim was not carrying any identification and was unable to communicate with authorities and hospital personnel at Hennepin County Medical Center.

It was over 12 hours after the Minnesota auto accident before police were able to identify the victim through fingerprinting