Two Minnesota Pedestrians Killed
Undated (KROC AM News) - At least two more pedestrians have been killed in Minnesota.
The Duluth News Tribune reports a 33-year-old woman who was hit by a car in downtown Duluth early Friday died Sunday. Police say the car was driven by a 51-year-old man. It’s not known at this time if charges will be filed.
Charges are likely in the other deadly incident.
The Minnesota State Patrol says 45-year-old Luke Prescott of Princeton was struck and killed just after midnight Sunday in the town of Laporte, west of Leech Lake.
The State Patrol says Prescott’s vehicle went into the median and he was standing along the road when he was hit. The vehicle that struck him was driven by 30-year-old Bradley Howard Smith, of Laporte.
The State Patrol report indicates alcohol was detected in his system and he was arrested. The Hubbard County Sheriff’s Office indicates Smith is being held on a criminal vehicular homicide charge.