71-Year-Old Blaine Woman Hit by Car, Killed

Updated: 11/03/2012 7:40 PM KSTP.com By: Scott Theisen

A 71-year-old Blaine woman was killed Friday night when she was hit by a car.

The Anoka County Sheriff's Office says the accident happened in the area of University Avenue northeast and 106th Avenue northeast. Coon Rapids police were called to the scene just before 11:30 p.m. When they arrived, the woman was dead.

The driver, a 32-year-old Brooklyn Park man, told authorities he was driving southbound on University on his way back to work when the accident happened.

The woman's name has not been released.

The accident remains under investigation.