A North Dakota Senator is spearheading a bill to crack down on human trafficking.
Senator Heidi Heitkamp is sponsoring a bill which would encourage law enforcement officers and the courts to treat minors sold for sex - as victims rather than criminals.
The potential law is called the Stop Exploitation Through Trafficking Act
The bill includes a safe harbor provision that gives victims protection.
Minot Police say Zofia Kristal Pepple of New Town was struck by a pickup and killed about 6:25pm Sunday
A two-year-old child was killed by a hit-and-run driver in Minot Sunday evening.
They ask if you have any information about the incident that you contact them at 852-0111.
In addition, both had recently been released from state prison.