ST. CLOUD, Minn. (WCCO) — A Waite Park man was seriously injured after he was struck by a vehicle near St. Cloud early Sunday morning.

Police say Taban Tharek, 28, was walking east on Highway 23 around 1:20 a.m. when a Jeep Grand Cherokee, driven by 64-year-old Steven Wood, hit him.

Tharek was taken to CentraCare where he is being treated for life-threatening injuries.

Neither Wood nor his passengers suffered injuries.

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