Woman, 66, Fatally Struck By Car While Crossing Cloquet Street

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A 66-year-old woman died over the weekend in northern Minnesota after being struck by a car while crossing the street.

The Cloquet Police Department says Lavonna Prevost, of Cloquet, was crossing Washington Avenue at the 20th Street intersection when she was fatally struck by a car.

An off-duty firefighter performed CPR on Prevost, but she died at the scene.

The car’s driver was identified as 79-year-old Marietta Lain-Erickson, of Cloquet. Neither she nor her passenger were injured in the crash.

Police say a blood sample was obtained from Lain-Erickson.

The crash remains under investigation.

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