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An evidence marker sits near where the body of Christopher Strong was found after what police say was a fatal hit and run collision Wednesday morning. Justin Glawe | Bemidji Pioneer

Body found after apparent hit-and-run

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BEMIDJI -- Police are investigating the death of a 25-year-old Bemidji man after a newspaper carrier found what authorities said was Christopher Lee Strong's dead body on an Eckles Township road early Wednesday.


Leona Steele, who has been delivering The Pioneer for more than a year, made the gruesome discovery just before 4:30 a.m. She immediately called police.

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Justin Glawe
Reporting on crime, courts and Beltrami county government. Follow me on Twitter @JustinGlawe.
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