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Burnsville man arrested in fatal Bloomington pedestrian crash

Burnsville man arrested in fatal Bloomington pedestrian crash Photo: Pexels/MGN

Updated: December 04, 2019 11:11 AM

Bloomington police have arrested a man in connection with a crash that killed a pedestrian Tuesday night.

According to a news release, the crash happened around 7:30 p.m. when Donald Eugene Johnson, 66, of Bloomington, was crossing 98th Street near Newton Avenue. A vehicle traveling eastbound on 98th Street hit Johnson, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Matthew Powell Knutson, 26, of Burnsville, was arrested on probable cause of DUI criminal vehicular homicide. He is in Bloomington Jail awaiting formal charges.

The crash remains under investigation.

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