MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – An elderly woman died in Apple Valley Friday morning after a car hit her as she tried to cross the street, authorities say.

The incident happened on Pilot Knob Road, just south of County Road 42, at 6:30 a.m., police say. The woman was discovered dead when police responded.

The victim has been identified as 72-year-old Co T. Tran of Apple Valley.

The car’s driver remained at the scene, police say. Police believe darkness was a contributing factor in what they call an accident.

The Minnesota State Patrol is assisting in a reconstruction of the accident.

Comments (2)
  1. desert eagle .50 says:

    “Don’t cross the street in the middle, in the middle, in the middle, in the middle, in the middle of the block. Teach your eyes to look up; teach your ears to hear. Walk down to the corner where the coast is clear.”

    And be specific, like JAQ.

    1. red says:

      especially on county road 42 in apple valley, it is crazy anytime of day