ONAMIA (WJON News) -- Authorities are investigating after a pedestrian was killed by a hit-and-run driver.

The Minnesota State Patrol says the incident happened just before 5:00 p.m. Monday on Highway 169 near Onamia in Mille Lacs County.

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Fifty-six-year-old Dr. Cathy Donovan of Onamia was walking along the highway when she was struck by a northbound vehicle.

The Mille Lacs County Sheriff says the early stages of the investigation appears she was out walking her dogs when they were struck.  One of the dogs also died while the other one survived.

They do not have a description of the vehicle involved and they are seeking the public's help.  The vehicle will likely have front-end damage.

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Donovan was a long-time provider at the Mille Lacs Health System in Onamia.


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