Pedestrian killed by car in Minneapolis ID'd

MINNEAPOLIS - A Brooklyn Center woman was struck and killed while crossing the street on Friday night.

Alberta Geist, 55, was hit while crossing North 49th Avenue near the intersection at Osseo Road in Minneapolis at about 9:45 p.m.

The driver was an 18 year-old woman, police said. They said she stopped and along with bystanders tried to help the victim.

The victim was transported to North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale and later died as the result of injuries.

The Medical Examiner says that the manner of death is an accident, but the investigation remains ongoing.


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