Pedestrian Struck, Killed in Independence

POSTED: Thursday, January 10, 2013 --- 8:40 a.m.

INDEPENDENCE, Wis. (AP) -- Police are investigating a fatal pedestrian crash in the Trempealeau County.

The victim was struck in Independence about 6 p.m. Wednesday. Emergency responders performed CPR and the victim was taken to Tri-County Hospital in Whitehall where she died of her injuries.

Authorities say the driver of the vehicle that struck the victim was taken to the hospital for a blood alcohol test. But, police say alcohol does not appear to be a factor in the accident.

Copyright 2013: Associated Press

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