Pedestrian fatally struck by vehicle in south Minneapolis

A pedestrian has died after being struck by a vehicle in south Minneapolis, according to Minneapolis police.

Officers responded to the crash around 8:30 p.m. at West 54th Street and Penn Avenue South.

Emergency crews took the woman to Hennepin County Medical Center, where she later died.

Investigators believe she was not in the crosswalk at the time of the crash. The vehicle that hit her was headed southbound on Penn Ave.

The driver is cooperating with authorities.

The crash is still under investigation.

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner Office will release the victim's name and cause of death at a later date.