MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Police are investigating after a man was struck by a car in downtown Minneapolis Thursday afternoon.

The accident happened at about 1:13 p.m. at 10th Street and Hennepin Avenue.

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Police say the man was seriously injured, and was taken to Hennepin County Medical Center.

Hennepin Avenue was closed between 9th and 10th streets for more than three hours while police investigated.