MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — One man is dead after being hit by a car in the north metro early Saturday morning.

The Minnesota State Patrol says the accident happened on westbound Highway 610 at East River Road in Anoka County just before 12:30 a.m.

The 22-year-old victim, from Blaine, was walking in the middle right lane when a passing vehicle hit him.

The name of the victim has not yet been released. The driver was not hurt.