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Pine Island, MN (KROC AM News) - A Rochester woman was seriously injured late Monday night after being hit by a semi-truck on Highway 52.

The State Patrol says the truck was driving north on the highway near Pine Island around 11:00 pm when "Semi and pedestrian collided."

The preliminary report indicates the truck was “traveling at highway speed” when the woman was hit.

The woman was identified as 23-year-old Julia Hoge. The State Patrol says Hoge was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The truck was driven by 57-year-old James Getty of Urbana, Iowa.

News update:  Winona man succumbs to injuries from recent traffic crash.

9 Strange Ghost Towns Within 100 Miles of Rochester, Minnesota

Ghost towns are interesting to learn about and there are many around Minnesota. But here are 9 ghost towns that are all within 100 miles of Rochester, Minnesota. Most of them are actually within an hour.