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Pedestrian killed by motorcycle identified

ROCHESTER — Authorities have identified the pedestrian struck and killed by a motorcycle in Olmsted County.

KTTC reports sheriff’s officials say 42-year-old Heidi Hoekstra, of Rochester, was killed while walking with a friend in Marion Township Monday evening. Investigators say the motorcyclist drove up a hill into the sun and hit Hoekstra.

The motorcycle operator and a passenger suffered serious injuries and were taken to St. Marys in Rochester. Hoekstra died at the scene.