Woman found dead in Crow Wing County believed to have been hit by vehicle

UPDATE 6/26/23 – Authorities have identified the woman who they believe was hit by a vehicle this past weekend.

According to the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office, 49-year-old Angela Marie McClelland of Fort Ripley was found dead in Fort Ripley Township on Killian Road on Sunday morning.

Authorities say they’re looking to speak with anyone who may have seen suspicious activity in the area of Legend Road and Killian Road during the early morning hours on Sunday.

No other information was immediately provided.

If you have details that could help with the ongoing investigation, you’re asked to call 218-829-4749.

A previous version of this report can be found below.

INITIAL REPORT 6/25/23 – Authorities are investigating a woman’s death in Crow Wing County, according to the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies are conducting a death investigation for a body found south of Brainerd near the intersection of Legend Lane and Killian Road in Fort Ripley.

Around 5:41 a.m., Crow Wing County dispatch received a report from someone saying there may be a body lying in the road off State Highway 371.

Authorities arrived and confirmed that there was a deceased woman on Killian Road.

Law enforcement and the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension are investigating the death.