WINONA, Minn. – After 12 days hospitalized in critical condition, a Winona woman died from injuries suffered when she was struck by a SUV near the Mankato Avenue railroad crossing. Elizabeth Carol Ressie, 41, succumbed at Gundersen Hospital in LaCrosse. The accident was March 16. Meanwhile, police in Winona continued waiting for updates about the accident and the Winona woman who was driving:

> A reconstruction of the accident by a State Patrol team.

> An analysis the driver’s blood by the state crime lab.

A breathalyzer at the accident showed a blood-alcohol level 0.17%. A second blood-alcohol test was conducted at the jail with more precise and broader capabilities. That sample went to hen sent the state lab. Police said the driver smelled of alcohol and admitted to consuming marijuana albeit the day before. Police said the woman also told them she was on prescription medication.

Earlier: Pedestrian “still alive” after SUV hit

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