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Columbia Heights, MN (KROC-AM News) - The State Patrol says alcohol was detected in the driver of a car that struck two pedestrians, killing one of them, in a Twin Cities suburb last night.

The deadly incident was reported around 10:30 PM in Columbia Heights. The State Patrol says 35-year-old Cody Jazdzewski of Minneapolis was driving a BMW convertible on Highway 65 when the car left the roadway and struck the two pedestrians before coming to rest at the tree line.

An ambulance responds to the scene of an emergency.

The pedestrians, who were walking on a sidewalk near the highway, were identified as 63-year-old James Beller of Minneapolis and 58-year-old Carrie Rivero of Minneapolis. She was pronounced dead at the scene, while Beller was transported to the Hennepin County Medical Center with what were described as life-threatening injuries.

The BMW driver was also transported to the hospital. His injuries were believed to be non-life-threatening.

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I asked a bunch of people what their favorite places were in town to grab a fry...or two. I learned that we have some very passionate french fry fanatics and as soon as we posted the question, e-mails started flying in on the best spots in town. Here are the top picks!

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