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St. Paul pedestrian killed by car on icy road

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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.

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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.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.

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