MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A 30-year-old Bloomington man was killed early Sunday morning after leaving his vehicle following a crash on Interstate 35W in Arden Hills and being hit by another vehicle, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
Authorities responded to the crash at about 12:25 a.m. on I-35W just north of County Road E2 in Arden Hills. The State Patrol says the incident involved two vehicles and four people.
When officers arrived, a man, later identified as Stephen Clint Rabuse, driving a Mercury Sable southbound on I-35W just north of County Road E3 left the road into the west ditch and hit a light pole. Rabuse then exited the vehicle and walked onto the southbound lanes of I-35W. A Pontiac G6 also heading southbound in the area hit Rabuse while he was walking in the lane.
Rabusewas pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Pontiac G6 was not injured, and two passengers in that vehicle suffered non-life threatening injuries.
The State Patrol is investigating what led up to the crash, with assistance from the Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office.