Pedestrian hit on Highway 316 near Welch on Saturday morning

The 82-year-old woman was transported to Mayo Clinic Health System-Red Wing with non-life-threatening injuries.

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WELCH TOWNSHIP — A car hit a pedestrian on Minnesota Highway 316 near Welch at 9:18 a.m. Saturday morning, May 28, 2022.

A 2021 Toyota RAV 4 was southbound on Highway 316 when it hit the pedestrian who was crossing the highway from east to west, according to a Minnesota State Patrol report.

The pedestrian, 82-year-old Anita Veronica Freiermuth, of Cannon Falls, was transported to Mayo Clinic Health System-Red Wing with non-life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the Toyota, 45-year-old Kaylee Bonita Koy of Hastings, was uninjured in the crash.

The Prairie Island Police Department, Miesville Fire Department and Red Wing Ambulance also responded.


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