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Fridley, MN (KROC AM News) -  The latest deadly traffic incident reported in Minnesota involves a pedestrian who was hit by a semi-truck.

It happened around 5:30 pm Tuesday in Fridley.

The Anoka County Sheriff’s Office says the driver of the truck was making a left turn and apparently did not see the pedestrian who was crossing the street. The male victim was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The victim’s name has not been released yet. The driver of the truck has not been identified.


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