Pedestrian killed in Maple Grove

The Maple Grove Police Department responded to a call in the early morning hours of Thursday, Aug. 23, of a pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle.

Around 1:36 a.m. Aug. 23, Maple Grove Police received the phone call of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle on Weaver Lake Road just east of Main Street.

A woman was killed after being struck by a motor vehicle near the intersection of Weaver Lake Road and Main Street in the early morning hours of Thursday, Aug. 23. The name of the victim has not been made public. (Photo by Alicia Miller)

A woman was killed after being struck by a motor vehicle near the intersection of Weaver Lake Road and Main Street in the early morning hours of Thursday, Aug. 23. The name of the victim has not been made public. (Photo by Alicia Miller)

According to Maple Grove Police, “when officers responded to the scene they found a pedestrian victim deceased.”

The female victim has been positively identified as Trina Renee Kincaid, 42, of Maple Grove. She was identified with the assistance of the Hennepin County Crime Lab and the Hennepin County Medical Examiner.

A previous description of the victim provided by police was that she was a white female, approximately 5-feet 4-inches tall, 35 to 40 years of age with shoulder length blonde hair.

The 40-year-old driver of the vehicle that struck the victim stopped at the scene. According to Maple Grove Police Capt. Tracy Stille, the driver was “pretty shaken up.”

He added, “The driver has been cooperative and there is no recommendation for charges.”

Police say another motorist called 911.

The Maple Grove Police Department is receiving assistance from the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office, Hennepin County Medical Examiner and the Minnesota State Patrol.

Capt. Stille said the Crime Lab Division with Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office identified the victim through fingerprints. “The Crime Lab was a great assistance to us,” he added.

The incident is still under investigation according to Maple Grove Police Capt. Keith Terlinden

Stille said, “Why she was at the scene at that time is our biggest question right now.”

Anyone with information is asked to call the Hennepin County Dispatch at 763-525-6216.

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