MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Authorities in St. Cloud say a woman was killed after being hit by a vehicle Friday night.

According to police, officers responded around 7:20 p.m. to the intersection of University Drive South and 7th Avenue South.

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There, officials say a small SUV, driven by a 32-year-old St. Cloud woman, was traveling westbound in the 600 block of University Drive when she struck an 81-year-old pedestrian. Officials say the woman began to enter the roadway at University drive at which time she was struck.

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The driver stopped and remained on scene while bystanders and first responders provided medical attention to the victim. The 81-year-old, identified as Khadija Ahmed Hussein of St. Cloud, was transported to St. Cloud Hospital where she died several hours later.

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Anyone with information about the incident is urged to contact the St. Cloud Police Department.