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Vehicle-pedestrian accident in Mankato kills one woman, injures another

One woman was killed and another seriously injured when the two were struck by a car in Mankato early Sunday morning.

According to the Star Tribune, the accident happened around 12:47 a.m. Sunday when the two woman, believed to be in their early 20s, were walking north on 3rd Avenue after leaving a nearby sorority gathering.

The identities of the two woman have not been released by police.

According to WCCO, the two woman, were taken to St. Joseph's at the Mayo Clinic, where one was pronounced dead and the other underwent surgery.

The driver of the vehicle has also not been identified by police, but is a 17-year-old resident of Mankato.