MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Officials in northern Minnesota are investigating after a pedestrian was fatally struck by a car over the weekend.

The Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office says the collision happened Saturday evening near the intersection of County Road 3 and County Road 109, near Mission Township.

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Deputies found the body of a 51-year-old Merrifield man lying in the northbound lane of County Road 3. The driver of the car that struck the man stopped and cooperated with authorities.

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The sheriff’s office says the man killed appeared to be in the lane of traffic at the time of the crash. He was wearing all black.

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The name of the pedestrian is being withheld pending the notification of family.