Pedestrian Killed By Truck In St. Paul Identified
ST. PAUL (WCCO) — Police have identified the 59-year-old man who was struck and killed by a large truck while crossing a street in St. Paul.
It happened around 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Marion Street North and University Avenue.
Police say Benjamin Williams of Minneapolis was crossing Marion Street — and was not using the crosswalk — when he was hit by a truck.
Police say the truck driver had a green light and neither drugs nor alcohol appear to be a factor.
The man was brought to Regions Hospital and died a short time later.