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Sheriff: Car Hits And Kills Catherine Lynn In Central MN, Driver Arrested For Criminal Vehicular Homicide

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) -- The Sherburne County Sheriff's Office says a 69-year-old Baldwin Township woman was struck and killed by a car while walking along a road in Sherburne County on Monday. The driver of the car -- a 55-year-old Princeton man -- has been booked into the Sherburne County Jail for criminal vehicular homicide.

According to Sheriff Joel Brott, Catherine Lynn was walking with a companion "on the shoulder of Sherburne County Road 2, in the 10600 block," when a vehicle crossed the centerline and hit her.

Law enforcement says the crash happened at 4:24 p.m. Lynn was pronounced dead at the scene.

The man who was walking with Lynn was not injured in the crash.

An investigation into the incident is ongoing, and a blood sample from the driver is being tested.

WCCO does not name suspects until they have been formally charged with a crime.
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