Pedestrian struck, killed in Becker County

Published 6:10 am Friday, September 2, 2016

DETROIT LAKES— Authorities say a person walking along a highway in northern Minnesota has been struck and killed.

The Minnesota State Patrol says a Detroit Lakes man driving a pickup truck hit the pedestrian along Highway 59 in Becker County about 9:30 p.m. Thursday.

The patrol says the pedestrian was walking north on the shoulder of the highway near Brolin Beach Rd. The 38-year-old driver and a 15-year-old passenger in the pickup where not injured.

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