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Teen wrapped in blanket struck and killed

NORWOOD YOUNG AMERICA, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota State Patrol says a 17-year-old was struck and killed by a semi-truck on a Carver County highway.

KSTP-TV ( ) says the State Patrol initially reported the boy was hit by the semi after he wrapped himself in a dark blanket and was lying in the roadway. The patrol later said the boy was actually standing in the right lane when he was hit by the semi around 7 a.m. Thursday on eastbound Highway 212 in Norwood Young America.

The State Patrol identifies the victim as Andrew Mulville of Norwood Young America.

The 55-year-old truck driver from Gibbon was not injured.


Information from: KSTP-TV,

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