Overnight car, pedestrian accident in South St. Paul kills 1

Overnight crash being investigated in South St. Paul

The crash happened near Concord Street South and Lindon Street.

A traffic collision between a vehicle and pedestrian in South St. Paul left one man dead, according to law enforcement.

Around midnight on Tuesday morning, South St. Paul police officers responded to the report of a pedestrian and vehicle accident on the 1600 block of Concord St. South.

Law enforcement found an unresponsive man with injuries lying on the road and another person trying to help him.

Responders began giving the pedestrian CPR, and then staff with the South Metro Fire Department and M Health Fairview took over care when they arrived.

The pedestrian was brought by ambulance to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The investigation suggests that the pedestrian was hit while he was in the traffic lane.

The driver of the vehicle that hit the pedestrian stayed on scene and showed no signs of impairment. The driver is cooperating with the investigation.

The road was closed from the time of the crash until about 3 a.m., as the crash scene was reconstructed with the help of MN State Patrol.

This investigation is still active. Check back for updates.