Pedestrian fatally struck Wednesday in Minneapolis

The identity of the pedestrian — a female — was not immediately known, the State Patrol said.

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MINNEAPOLIS -- A pedestrian was killed crossing a street in Minneapolis early Wednesday morning.

The incident happened on West Broadway Avenue near Interstate 94 at about 3:30 a.m., according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

A 2008 BMW X5 SUV had been traveling south on the interstate when it exited at West Broadway. The vehicle was going through the intersection to the southbound I-94 entrance ramp when it struck a pedestrian crossing the street, according to the State Patrol.

The identity of the pedestrian — a female — was not immediately known, the State Patrol said. The driver of the vehicle, Tiwan Darnell Puller, 31, of St. Paul, was not injured.


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