Pedestrian Fatally Struck by Vehicle Along Minnesota Highway
Burnsville, MN (KROC-AM News)- A Burnsville man was killed after he was struck by a vehicle while crossing a highway in the Twin Cities Monday night.
The Minnesota State Patrol accident report says 39-year-old Jacob Witt was walking north across Hwy. 13 at Nicolette Ave. in Burnsville when he was hit by a westbound pick-up truck. The truck was driven by 18-year-old Tyus Smith of Prior Lake.
Witt was pronounced dead at the scene and Smith was not hurt. The fatal incident occurred shortly before 6 p.m.
The report indicates Witt was not under the influence of alcohol at the time of the collision. It’s unknown if there was alcohol in Smith’s system.