Pedestrian Hit on Wakota Bridge Suffers Serious Injuries

Updated: 01/02/2014 12:29 PM
Created: 01/02/2014 11:59 AM
By: Heidi Enninga

A pedestrian who was walking in the center lane of Interstate-494 suffered serious injuries Wednesday evening after being struck by a car traveling across the Wakota Bridge, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

A 22-year-old woman was driving east on I-494 across the Wakota Bridge when the state patrol says she hit the person walking in the roadway around 11:05 p.m. Wednesday.

The incident report said the driver was alone.

The state patrol has not released the name of the pedestrian.

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