Pedestrian killed in Fridley crash

Authorities say a Minneapolis man is dead after he was hit by a vehicle in Fridley late Thursday afternoon.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, troopers were called to Highway 47 and Mississippi Street around 5:45 p.m. for a crash.

Investigators say a 29-year-old man was driving a Chevrolet Silverado northbound on Highway 47 and hit a pedestrian at Mississippi Street.

The victim was identified as Edward Larry Stechler, 54.

The driver of the Chevrolet was not injured in the crash.

Road conditions were listed as being dry at the time of the crash.