FRIDLEY, Minnesota (WCCO) — A man was killed when he was hit by a semi-truck early Tuesday night while walking in Fridley.
The Anoka County Sheriff’s Office says the truck, traveling north on Old Central Avenue Northeast, struck the pedestrian at about 5:28 p.m. as the driver tried to turn west on 72nd Avenue Northeast.
The man was rushed to HCMC, where he was pronounced dead. He was identified as Brian Robert Loyas, a 35-year-old from Fridley.
The truck driver was unharmed.
The Minnesota State Patrol is assisting with the investigation.