MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — One person is dead after being struck by a vehicle in Medina late Friday.

The incident happened just before 9 p.m. where Highway 55 intersects with County Road 116.

Police say a 54-year-old man from Hamel was running north across the highway when he was hit by a westbound vehicle.

State Patrol identified the victim as Paul Piekarski.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the vehicle was not hurt.

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