MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Authorities are investigating after a man was struck and killed by a SUV on 70th Street near Goodview Avenue in Cottage Grove.
Police say officers, paramedics and fire responded to the scene at 2:04 p.m. Tuesday and found the victim unresponsive.READ MORE: New Poll Shows Minneapolis Residents Support Charter Amendment Replacing Police
Benjamin Francis Tims, an 85-year-old Cottage Grove man, was pronounced dead at the scene.READ MORE: Minnesota Apple Orchards Endure Labor Shortage During Peak Season
Officers are investigating the crash. They say the driver of the SUV remained on scene and is cooperating with the investigation.MORE NEWS: 'I Laid On The Floor And Just Bawled': Minnesota TikTok Sensation, 79, Overwhelmed By Support After Scooter Breaks
The driver has been identified as a 52-year-old Cottage Grove woman.