Pedestrian killed at rest stop

Pedestrian killed at rest stop Click to Enlarge Photo: Minnesota State Patrol

Jun 20, 2013 at 8:48 am

MAHTOWA TOWNSHIP, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota State Patrol says a Duluth man is under arrest for a hit-and-run death at an interstate rest stop.

The patrol says a 62-year-old Cloquet man was walking in the Mahtowa rest area along Interstate 35 Wednesday evening when a Ford pickup struck and killed him.

Authorities say witnesses saw the truck leaving the scene. The 55 year-old suspect was taken into custody after fleeing from officers.

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