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The 1997 Ford Taurus that is believed to have struck and killed a pedestrian near Robert just after 3 p.m. Wednesday was cornered by authorities at a townhouse complex at 1201 St. Croix St. in Hudson. The driver was taken into custody. The passenger side of the windshield has a large hole in it. Randy Hanson photo.

Pedestrian killed near Roberts identified; 36-year-old driver in custody


St. Croix County authorities say Lucille M. Hansen, 84, of rural Roberts was the individual struck and killed just after 3 p.m. near her home on County Road TT, between 130th and 140th streets.

The vehicle fled the scene but sheriff's deputies spotted the suspect vehicle and arrested the 36-year-old driver in Hudson about 20 minutes later.

Robert C. Boles, last known address of Hammond, is being held at the St. Croix County jail.

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