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ROCHESTER POLICE DEPARTMENT

There is no immediate threat to the public.
James Opiyo Okwoyo, 59, was driving east across Broadway Ave. at 2:39 p.m. when another vehicle, traveling northbound and approaching 17th Street Southeast, T-boned Okwoyo's vehicle, according to an incident report from the Rochester Police Department. Okwoyo's vehicle went through a fence and off a 20-foot retaining wall as a result.
Rochester police were called about 6:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2021, for a report of a person found deceased on railroad tracks.
The 63-year-old was pronounced dead Tuesday, July 27, 2021, after civilians attempted CPR on her for about 15 minutes.

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The Rochester Police Assisted Recovery program was unveiled to the public on July 31, 2019. Nearly two years later, police and stakeholders reflect on where the program has gone.
Two of the women were taken to Mayo Clinic Hospital-Saint Marys for their injuries.
A 28-year-old man was killed and another 28-year-old man was injured early Sunday, June 6.
Will Hanson, 41, of Rochester, had been held at the jail following the Saturday night crash. He was released without charges pending further investigation, according to an Olmsted County Attorney's Office spokesperson.
A 48-year-old man died of injuries he suffered when he was hit by a pick-up truck Saturday, May 15, 2021.
The homeowner, who was on the other side of the house, was uninjured, while the driver was taken into custody.

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The three children, ages 1, 3 and 4, are believed to have been left in the car for at least 2 1/2 hours before being discovered by police shortly before 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 28.
A March 12 incident that required Rochester police has local businesses saying no to parking lot meetings.
The Olmsted County Attorney's Office said in a motion that Sterlin Haukom admitted to consuming 15 drinks and pressing on the gas pedal for 14 seconds before the Feb. 24, 2021, crash.

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