- Associated Press - Monday, September 1, 2014

MINOT, N.D. (AP) - Police have identified the toddler who died over the weekend after being struck by a pickup truck in a hit-and-run incident in Minot.

Capt. John Klug with the Minot Police Department says the toddler was 23-month-old Zofia Pepple of New Town. He says authorities are still searching for the vehicle of interest.

The toddler was transported from the scene to a local hospital Sunday evening where she was pronounced dead.

The vehicle is described as a dark color Ford F150, possibly 2004-2008 model, club or super cab with factory running boards and tires. Police say the vehicle was described as being clean, with tinted windows and North Dakota license plates.

Homeowners in the area of the incident who have video surveillance systems are asked to contact police at 701-852-0111.

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