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Forum staff reports, Published November 01 2012

Fargo woman suffers life-threatening injuries when hit by car in south Fargo

FARGO – A woman sustained life-threatening injuries when she was hit by a minivan Wednesday night while trying to cross a major thoroughfare in south Fargo, police said.

The accident was reported at 11:50 p.m. in the 3900 block of 32nd Avenue South, near the Flying J Travel Plaza.

Police said Lauren Kandt, 23, Fargo, was taken to Essentia Health. Her identity was released by the police this afternoon.

An Essentia spokeswoman said family of Kandt requested that her medical condition not be released.

Lt. Joel Vettel said it appears Kandt was trying to cross the street in an area with no crosswalk.

The accident remains under investigation, and crash reconstruction experts are expected to return to the scene later today, Vettel said.

The minivan’s driver has not been cited, he said.