Man fatally struck walking across central Minnesota highway

The State Patrol says a man is dead after he was struck by a car while walking across a highway in central Minnesota.

Authorities say 66-year-old Francis Pittman of Big Lake was crossing Highway 10 in Becker when he was struck and killed Friday night.

The 23-year-old Brainerd woman who was driving the Honda Accord that struck Pittman was not seriously hurt.

The crash happened around 7:30 p.m.

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