Pedestrian struck, killed on I-35 between Harris and Rush City

An 18-year-old Michigan woman was killed when struck by a freight truck between the Harris and Rush City exits on I-35 around 6:54 p.m. Monday, June 27.

The victim has been identified as Holly M. Bekkala of Calumet, Mich., according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

The crash occurred when Bekkala, walking as a pedestrian, crossed in front of and was struck by a northbound 2007 semi, driven by Andrew A. Larabee, 53, of Kakabeka Falls, Ontario, Canada. The semi driver received no apparent injury.

The State Patrol has not released any more details of the incident at this time.