BLAINE, Minn. (WCCO) — Police are investigating the death of a 71-year-old woman late Friday.

Authorities believe a 32-year-old Brooklyn Park man was driving the car that killed a Blaine woman near University Avenue NE and 106th Avenue NE.

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The driver told police that he was driving southbound on University Avenue NE and returning to work when the incident occurred at 11:23 p.m. on Friday.

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The Anoka County Sheriff’s Office, the Coon Rapids Police Department and the Minnesota State Patrol are investigating.

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The name of the deceased is being withheld until next of kin are notified.