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St. Paul pedestrian killed by car on icy road

News Bemidji,Minnesota 56619
Bemidji Pioneer
St. Paul pedestrian killed by car on icy road
Bemidji Minnesota P.O. Box 455 56619

ASKOV, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota troopers say a pedestrian who was struck by a car in Pine County has died.

A KARE-TV report says the accident happened Sunday about 8:30 p.m. on an icy road near Askov.

The State Patrol says the car was traveling west of Highway 23 near Interstate 35 when the man was struck.

The victim was identified as 23-year-old Ryan C. Lockart of St. Paul. He was taken to a Duluth hospital, where he died.

The 71-year-old driver was not taken to a hospital.

The State patrol says the roads were icy at the time. It's not immediately clear to what degree weather was a factor.

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