Crash near Motley kills one

A Lakeville woman was killed in a crash near Motley Friday evening.

According to a release from the Minnesota State Patrol, a Ramsey man was northbound on Highway 64 when he struck a pedestrian in his lane.

The killed pedestrian was identified as 29-year-old Alexa Hokeness.

Sixty-nine-year-old Leland Baldwin of Ramsey was not injured.

Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the crash.

The Cass County Sheriff’s Office and Motley Fire assisted at the scene.


Larissa Donovan is the News Director for the stations of Paul Bunyan Broadcasting and has been, almost without interruption, since Election Day 2016. She covers events and issues in north central Minnesota, which include local government, crime, courts, education, environment and social issues. She studied communications at Bemidji State University and received her degree in 2018. Larissa, native to the great state of New York, grew up in Bemidji, and enjoys spending her spare time with her family and pet cat. She also loves Star Trek, punk rock music and the theater.


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