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The Minnesota State Patrol has requested the public's assistance in locating a semi-truck that hit and severely injured a pedestrian in central Minnesota.

42-year-old Heather Pihlaja of Frazee was transported to a Duluth hospital with life-threatening injuries after she was struck by the vehicle along a highway in rural Becker County about 10 miles east of Detroit Lakes. The truck continued traveling west toward Detroit Lakes.

The State Patrol says the 2016 to 2018 model year white Volvo tractor was pulling a flatbed trailer carrying two pieces of machinery covered with a tarp. The front right headlight is out and there is damage to the front right bumper and headlight area.

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