February 07, 2019 05:17 PM
A 36-year-old man crossing Highway 169 in Elk River Wednesday night was killed.
According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a 17-year-old driver of a Honda CRV, identified as Andrew Hattling, of Elk River, was northbound on the highway at about 6:52 p.m. when the vehicle struck the pedestrian, who was crossing the highway just north of Main Street.
Authorities pronounced the pedestrian, identified as 36-year-old Garrett French of Elk River, dead at the scene.
According to the state patrol, alcohol was not determined to be a factor in the crash. Authorities stated the road was wet at the time of the crash.
Updated: February 07, 2019 05:17 PM
Created: February 07, 2019 08:13 AM
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