MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A woman is dead after a car hit her in the south metro Tuesday evening.
Just before 5 p.m., police received report of a woman, appearing to need help, walking in the street near the 1400 block of McAndrews Road East.READ MORE: Zoomies, Head Tilts And Grins: Why Do Our Dogs Do What They Do?
An officer arrived in the area just after 5 p.m. A motorist flagged the officer down and told the officer about a crash near McAndrews and Echo Park Lane.
At the scene of the crash, the officer discovered a 64-year-old woman that had been struck by a car. The woman, later identifed as Mai Thi Dang, was pronounced dead at the scene. She lived just a few block south of the accident scene.READ MORE: Bahjo Mohamed, Pioneering Light Rail Operator, Dies In Somalia Suicide Bombing
The driver remained at the scene and cooperated with authorities. Drugs and alcohol do not appear to be a factor in the crash, police said.
Investigators wouldn’t yet say if there were any other injuries.MORE NEWS: State Officials Believe There's Enough Supply For Timely Vaccinations Of 12 To 15 Year Olds In Wake Of FDA Approval
Police said there are no marked crosswalks at the intersection where the crash occurred.