Pedestrian struck, killed in Columbia Heights

COLUMBIA HEIGHTS- Minn.- A woman is dead after being struck and killed by a vehicle in Columbia Heights early Thursday morning.

Squads were dispatched to the 4400 block of University just before 2 a.m. Officers say a 20-year-old Columbia Heights woman was crossing near the intersection when she was hit by a vehicle. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Sheriff's Office says a 32-year-old Fridley woman was the driver of the vehicle. She was not injured, and remained on the scene to talk to investigators.

Authorities say the victim's name is being withheld until relatives can be notified.


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