By WCCO-TV Staff

COLUMBIA HEIGHTS, Minn. (WCCO) — Authorities say a pedestrian has died in the hospital after he was struck by a car Saturday night in Columbia Heights.

The incident happened just after 9 p.m. near Central and 45th avenues, according to the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office.

A man was crossing Central outside of a crosswalk and a woman driving an SUV struck him, the sheriff’s office said.

The man was taken to a local hospital, but was pronounced dead the day after the crash. He was identified as 56-year-old Charles Anthony Flocken, of Columbia Heights.

The incident remains under investigation.