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.