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Brainerd MN 506 James St. / PO Box 974 56401

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.

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KSTP-TV (http://bit.ly/GQhsul ) 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.

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Information from: KSTP-TV, http://www.kstp.com

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