One-vehicle crash leads to pedestrian death in Brainerd

One-vehicle crash leads to pedestrian death in Brainerd

October 21, 2020 News -- KKIN-KFGI-KLKS-WWWI 0

By Paul Vold (10/21/20)

(Brainerd, MN) — The Brainerd Police Department responded Monday to a call of a single-vehicle crash featuring a pedestrian Monday evening.

Officers were dispatched to the intersection of Oak and SE 28th Streets in Brainerd to perform life-saving measures on the pedestrian that were unsuccessful. The pedestrian was identified as 65-year-old Paula Macarthur of Brainerd. 

Macarthur was jogging southbound crossing Oak Street at the intersection of 28th Street when she was struck by an eastbound vehicle. The vehicle, a 1999 GMC Sierra truck, was driven by 18-year-old Hayden Cunningham of rural Brainerd, who was not injured.

The Brainerd Police Department continues to investigate the crash. Anyone with information about it is asked to call the Brainerd Police Department ar 218-829-2805. 

Police Chief Corky McQuiston would like to thank the assistance at the scene from the Minnesota State Patrol, Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Department, and North Ambulance.