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Driver fatally strikes pedestrian in Burnsville

Pedestrian fatally struck in Burnsville
Pedestrian fatally struck in Burnsville 00:29

BURNSVILLE, Minn. — A driver fatally struck a pedestrian in Burnsville Saturday night, authorities said.

It happened around 8:45 p.m. in the eastbound lane of County Road 42 near 145th Street, according to the West St. Paul Police Department.


Police say the driver who hit the man is cooperating with them and was not under the influence of alcohol or drugs. 

The victim was identified Monday as 43-year-old Eric Hanssen, of Bloomington.

West St. Paul police, Hastings police and the Minnesota State Patrol are all helping out in the investigation since Burnsville police are still investigating last weekend's tragedy

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