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Northfield, MN (KROC-AM News) - The State Patrol has released information concerning the traffic fatality that occurred earlier this week in Dakota County.

Officials say a 33-year-old Farmington man died after he was struck by a dump truck on the north edge of a Northfield. The deadly incident was reported around 5:30 a.m. on Tuesday.


The State Patrol says the truck was traveling north on Highway 3
when Eric Prinsen entered the roadway and was hit. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the dump truck was identified as 50-year-old William Malecha of Northfield. He was not injured. The State Patrol report notes that alcohol was not involved in the fatal collision.

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