Stewartville man struck and killed by pickup

Published 7:59 am Tuesday, May 30, 2017

ROCHESTER — A Stewartville man was killed over the weekend when he was struck by a pickup truck while walking across a street in Rochester.

Police say 61-year-old Leslie Kruegel was struck shortly after 9:30 p.m. Sunday, and emergency responders were unable to save him.

The Post-Bulletin of Rochester reports  that the 24-year-old man driving the pickup told police he didn’t see Kruegel, who was not in a crosswalk. The incident is still under investigation.

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