Fatal Minn. crash involving pedestrian investigated
Hampton, Minn. (AP) — The State Patrol is investigating a fatal crash involving a female pedestrian near Hampton.
Troopers say the accident happened just before 6:30 a.m. Monday on Highway 50 just east of Highway 52.
State Patrol Lt. Eric Roeske tells WCCO radio the 76-year-old woman may have been crossing the highway to retrieve the mail or a newspaper from her mailbox.
The crash closed Highway 50 in both directions while authorities investigated.
Information from: WCCO-AM
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