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State Patrol: Pedestrian dies after being struck by vehicle in Burnsville

Troopers said the crash happened on Highway 13 near Nicollet Avenue Monday night.

BURNSVILLE, Minn. — The Minnesota State Patrol confirmed a person who was struck by a vehicle in Burnsville Monday night has died.

Officials said a Dodge Ram driven by an 18-year-old man from Prior Lake was headed west on Highway 13 just before 6 p.m.

At the same time, 39-year-old Jacob John Witt from Burnsville was walking north on the highway when he was struck by the truck. 

Troopers noted that the road was wet at the time of the crash. 

The highway was closed for several hours on Monday night, but has since reopened. 

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