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.READ MORE: Minnesota Weather: Huge Hail Chunks Batter Southeastern Communities; Brush Fire Risk Intensifies Friday
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.READ MORE: Mpls. City Council President Lisa Bender On Costly Police Misconduct Settlements: 'This Is A Whole System Problem'
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.MORE NEWS: What Are The Hidden Dangers Of Swimming In Open Water?
The name of the pedestrian is being withheld pending the notification of family.