Drunk driver hits 6 pedestrians near U of M campus

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A St. Francis woman hit six pedestrians near the University of Minnesota campus Sunday afternoon, the Star Tribune reported.

Kristine J. Peterson, 32, was arrested for driving drunk after sending six people to Hennepin County Medical Center when she hit them with her car at the intersection of Washington Avenue SE and Oak Street, the Star Tribune reported.

According to the Pioneer Press, Peterson was taken to Hennepin County Jail Sunday evening for a single count of driving while intoxicated and was released later that night.

The Pioneer Press gave the names of the victims:
Kevin Duffy, 58; Michael Duffy, 20; Abigail Reynolds, 19; Kathryn Jensen, 19; Tucker Hjermstad, 19; and Hana Felix, 18.

Five of the victims have been released from the hospital. Kevin Duffy remains at HCMC, but is in satisfactory condition, an HCMC spokesperson told the Star Tribune.

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