Pedestrian Killed While Crossing Street in Brooklyn Park
A woman is dead after she was struck by a car while trying to cross a Brooklyn Park street Saturday evening.
The incident happened shortly after 7:30 p.m. at the intersection of Brooklyn Boulevard and Hampshire Avenue.
Investigators say a woman carrying groceries was trying to cross Brooklyn Boulevard from south to north when a teenage driver struck her.
There is no crosswalk at that intersection.
Police say they don’t believe the driver is at fault, nor did the driver appear to be impaired by drugs or alcohol at the time of the incident.
The woman was pronounced dead when emergency responders arrived on scene.
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