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Austin, MN (KROC-AM News) - A young woman was killed and a juvenile girl was severely injured Saturday when they were struck by an SUV in rural Austin.

Mower County Sheriff Steve Stanvik says the deadly incident was reported around 7:40 PM on Mower County Road 46 near the Austin Country Club on the northeastern edge of the city. The victims were found on the roadway while the vehicle was in the ditch.

Both victims were transported to the Mayo Clinic Health System in Austin with life-threatening injuries. Sheriff Sandvik says 24-year-old Mikayla Sherman of Austin later died from her injuries. Information about the identity and condition of the younger victim is not yet available.

The adult male driving the SUV was not injured.

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