CROOKSTON, Minn. (FOX 9) - A 10-year-old girl was struck by a semi truck Monday evening in Crookston, Minnesota.
According to the Polk County Sheriff's Office, at about 5:30 p.m., dispatch received a report that a pedestrian was struck by a semi at the intersection of Broadway and Robert Street. The victim was identified as a 10-year-old girl from Crookston.
Authorities believe she was on the northeast corner sidewalk when she was struck by the rear wheels of the semi-trailer as the semi was making a right hand turn from East Robert Street onto North Broadway. The victim and her bicycle became entangled in the semi-trailer wheels, and the semi came to a stop.
She was transported to RiverView Health and later airlifted to a Fargo hospital. Alcohol does not appear to be a factor in the incident.
The crash is still under investigation.