UPDATE: Pedestrian dies from injuries after being struck by vehicle in St. Paul
The pedestrian who was hit by a vehicle Friday night died from her injuries at the hospital Saturday morning.
Crash Update 2/2:— Saint Paul Police Department (@sppdmn) February 8, 2020
Investigators are working to determine the circumstances that led to this crash.
We will work with the Ramsey County Medical Examiner to positively identify the pedestrian and determine her exact cause of death.
No more information is available.
Abigail Cortes, 19, the driver of the vehicle was booked into the Ramsey County Jail for criminal vehicular operation. Police say Cortes was under the influence of a controlled substance.
The investigation is ongoing. Further information will be released at a later time.
A pedestrian was taken to a hospital Friday night after being hit by a vehicle in St. Paul.
St. Paul Police said the pedestrian was trying to cross Seventh Street West near Homer Street at about 8:12 p.m. when a vehicle struck her.
The woman was taken to a hospital in critical condition, according to police.
2/2— Saint Paul Police Department (@sppdmn) February 8, 2020
The pedestrian was transported to Regions with life threatening injuries.
The 19 year old driver is in custody and preliminary information indicates that she was under the influence of a controlled substance.
Investigation is ongoing. Nothing further is available.
The 19-year-old driver of the vehicle was taken into custody to be tested for possible impairment, and police said preliminary information suggested she was under the influence of a controlled substance.
The investigation remains ongoing.