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Teen hit and killed by car while flagging down another vehicle for help in northern Minnesota

It happened around 10:45 p.m. Sunday.

A teenager died when she was hit by a car after her vehicle broke down in northern Minnesota. 

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, 18-year-old Kimburly L. Loycano, of International Falls, was hit by a Ford Focus as she walked south on Hwy. 71 in Koochiching County along with the other occupants of the broken-down vehicle.

The incident report from the State Patrol says Loycano and others were walking towards a house for help, and at one point Loycano tried flagging down another vehicle before when she was fatally struck by the southbound Focus. 

The crash happened around 10:45 p.m. near mile post 406. 

A 38-year-old man from Littlefork, Minnesota, driving the Ford Focus was not injured and alcohol was not a factor in the incident.  

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