State Patrol

An 18-year-old International Falls woman was killed late Sunday on Highway 71 when she was walking from a disabled vehicle and was struck by another vehicle.

Kimburly L. Loycano was struck about five miles north of Littlefork after she walked from the vehicle at about 10:45 p.m. southbound on Highway 71, reports the Minnesota State Patrol.

She was struck by a southbound Ford Focus driven by Steven W. Cassibo, 38, Littlefork, while another of the occupants of the disabled vehicle tried to flag down another vehicle, said the report.

Cassibo was not under the influence of alcohol, was wearing his seatbelt and was not injured, said the report.

The State Patrol reported it was assisted by the Koochiching County Sheriff’s Office, Minnesota Department of Transportation, Department of Natural Resources, and Littlefork Fire and Ambulance Service.

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