Man hit, killed while walking on frontage road

9:45 AM, May 27, 2013   |    comments
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ROGERS, Minn. - A 21-year-old driver struck and killed a man who was walking along a frontage road near I-94 in Rogers Saturday night.

Authorities say the victim was walking westbound on Rogers Drive near I-94 and Highway 101 when he was hit by the eastbound vehicle around 5:15 p.m. The driver of the car told police he may have fallen asleep at the wheel.

The victim, a man in his 40s, is a truck driver from California.

Police say they don't believe alcohol or drugs were a factor in the crash, but they have the driver in custody while they do further testing.

Rogers Drive remained closed for several hours while authorities investigated the accident.

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