LAKE ELMO, Minn. (WCCO) — The State Patrol identified the pedestrian who was struck and killed while attempting to cross a Lake Elmo highway Thursday night.

The victim was 74-year-old John Berschens. He was apparently trying to cross Highway 36 near Keats Avenue when he was struck by a westbound car.

The driver of the car, 22-year-old Heather Pitzen of New Richmond, Wis., was not injured in the incident.


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