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Glenwood woman dies after pedestrian crash

Officers were able to determine the victim, who was identified as Barbara Major, 68, of Glenwood was struck by a motor vehicle, while crossing 1st Avenue SW in Glenwood.

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A Glenwood woman died from injuries she suffered in a pedestrian crash that happened on Tuesday, Sept. 28.

At 7:53 a.m., Pope County Dispatch received multiple 911 calls of an unknown medical, regarding a female lying in the roadway, at 1st Avenue SW and 1st Street SW.

An officer from the Glenwood Police Department arrived on scene a minute later, followed by members of the Pope County Sheriff's Office and Glacial Ridge Ambulance, according to a news release from the Glenwood Police Department.

Shortly after arriving on scene, officers were able to determine the victim, who was identified as Barbara Major, 68, of Glenwood was struck by a motor vehicle, while crossing 1st Avenue SW. Major was transported to the Glacial Ridge Hospital and was later flown by helicopter to Hennepin County Medical Center with critical injuries.

Major later died as a result of her injuries, the police department reported.

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The Glenwood Police Department was assisted with this investigation by the Minnesota State Patrol Reconstruction Unit. This case is currently under invest igation and all parties involved with this case have been identified. No other information is being released at this time.

Agencies that assisted the Glenwood Police Department are Minnesota State Patrol, Pope County Sheriff's Office, Glacial Ridge Ambulance, Glenwood Fire Department, and the Glacial Ridge Hospital.

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