Driver Arrested In Plymouth Fatal Pedestrian Crash

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A 56-year-old woman was arrested Monday after a pedestrian was hit and killed in a crash in Plymouth Monday night.

Plymouth police and fire were called to the crash involving a pedestrian at about 5:48 p.m. on the 700 block of County Road 101. When authorities arrived, the pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.

An investigation shows the driver was heading northbound on County Road 101 and hit the pedestrian from behind as she was walking northbound on the sidewalk. The driver, identified as 56-year-old Luann Johnson of Medina, was arrested on suspicion of criminal vehicular homicide.

Johnson has not yet been charged, pending blood tests.

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner identified the victim Tuesday as Mary Chris Singleton of Plymouth. She died of multiple blunt force injuries after being hit by the vehicle.

The incident remains under investigation.

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