Pedestrian Struck, Ramp Reopens in Minneapolis

May 24, 2018 11:07 AM

A pedestrian was struck early Thursday morning in Minneapolis and a ramp was subsequently closed briefly.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a 28-year-old man was attempting to walk across lanes of Interstate 35W near Washington Avenue when he was hit by a vehicle.

Advertisement

The driver of the vehicle that struck the pedestrian was not hurt. Authorities said the driver was wearing his seat belt.

KSTP Traffic Reporter Josie Smith said Minnesota Department of Transportation officials told her the ramp from southbound Interstate 35W to westbound Interstate 94/11th Avenue was closed as a result of the incident.

The ramp re-opened just after 6 a.m., Smith reported.

Credits

Rebecca Omastiak

Copyright 2018 - KSTP-TV, LLC A Hubbard Broadcasting Company

Advertisement

Police Investigate Racist Graffiti Discovered On Wisconsin Homes

Temperatures Expected to Rise Moving Into the Weekend

Group Files Suit, Seeking Data to Bolster Claims of Ineligible Voting in Minnesota

Former Acting AG Sally Yates Brought on to Investigate Sedation Controversy

Educators Train on Ways to Stop Conflict in School Before it Happens

Advertisement