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Pedestrian struck, killed near Lake Minnetonka

July 25, 2014
Associated Press

MINNETONKA BEACH, Minn. (AP) — A driver is under arrest after police say he struck and killed a 57-year-old woman walking near Lake Minnetonka west of Minneapolis.

Orono police say the woman was walking in Minnetonka Beach, a small town on a peninsula on the lake, when a car struck her about 8:30 p.m. Thursday.

The woman died at North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale. Her name has not been released.

The Star Tribune ( ) reports officers arrested the 57-year-old driver, who lives on the street.

Police say they believe alcohol may have contributed to the crash.

The man remained in the Hennepin County Jail Friday afternoon.


Information from: Star Tribune,



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