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Pedestrian, 70, seriously hurt when struck by SUV in Mankato, police say

Morning headlines from April 19, 2024
Morning headlines from April 19, 2024 01:50

MANKATO, Minn. — A 70-year-old Mankato man is recovering after he was struck by an SUV Thursday night.

Police say the man was hit just after 9 p.m. on South Bend Avenue near Spartan Street. A witness told officers he was walking in the traffic lane at the time of the collision.

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The victim suffered severe injuries but is expected to survive. Police say the driver of the SUV, a 79-year-old North Mankato woman, was not hurt.

The Minnesota State Patrol is assisting with the investigation.

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