A 63-year-old Grand Rapids woman was struck and killed Saturday night while walking in the roadway along U.S. Highway 169 south of Grand Rapids.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a 22-year-old Crosby man was driving a 2009 Chevrolet Impala south on Highway 169 near Laplant Road about 10:10 p.m. Saturday when he struck Wanda Jean Meinhardt, who was walking in the roadway.

It is unknown why Meinhardt was in the roadway or whether she was under the influence of alcohol or other substances, according to the State Patrol.