Pedestrian hit by car east of Chisholm on Thursday


A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle Thursday on U.S. Highway 169 in St. Louis County's Great Scott Township.

A Chevy Cobalt was traveling east around 11 a.m. when the driver, Cody Jay Onraet, 29, of Aurora, lost control of the vehicle, striking a pedestrian, Leslie Ann Nilsson, 62, of Buhl, and entering the ditch, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

Nilsson was treated at Fairview Range Medical Center in Hibbing for non-life-threatening injuries.

Onraet and a passenger were not injured.

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