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Child struck, killed by SUV near Mille Lacs

The state patrol website says the child was in the path of a vehicle on Highway 169 when she was hit Thursday.
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ONAMIA, Minn. — A 6-year-old girl was in lanes of traffic when she was struck and killed near Mille Lacs Lake Thursday. 

The Minnesota State Patrol website details the incident, which occurred in the southbound lanes of Highway 169 at MM 220 near Onamia shortly before 11 p.m. Troopers say the child, identified as Unique Sincere Beaulieu, was on the highway in the path of a GMC SUV and was hit. 

Beaulieu was declared dead on the scene. At this point there is no information on why the 6-year-old was on a heavily traveled road at that time of night. 

The State Patrol says a 48-year-old woman from Garrison was driving the SUV, and that alcohol was not a factor in the deadly incident. 

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