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Pedestrian Hit By Semi On I-35W In Blaine

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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A pedestrian died after being hit by a semi while walking along Interstate 35W in Blaine.

The Minnesota State Patrol said it happened around 10 p.m. Tuesday.

The big rig semi-truck hit the person on northbound I-35W near Lexington Avenue.

The pedestrian was in the right lane of the highway, but the state patrol said it wasn’t clear why he was walking there.

The truck driver was not hurt.

Police are not releasing the name or identity of the victim until family has been notified.

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