Pembina Co. - Pedestrian fatality

Pembina Co. - Pedestrian fatality Click to Enlarge

A Drayton woman was killed early Wednesday morning after she was hit by a car in rural Pembina County.

According to the North Dakota Highway Patrol, 44-year-old Kammi Leland was a pedestrian on a gravel road southwest of Drayton.

Troopers say at about 1:00 AM, a 21-year-old Drayton man was driving on the road when he saw a man standing on the right side.The driver steered left to avoid the man, but then hit Leland, who was standing in the roadway.

Leland was taken by ambulance to a Grafton hospital, where she was pronounced dead. The driver and his passenger were uninjured, as was the male pedestrian..

The crash remains under investigation.

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