ST. PAUL, Minn. – A pedestrian was struck by a pickup truck in Olmsted County on Tuesday morning.
The Minnesota State Patrol says 44-year-old Gregory M. Soukup of Rochester was walking north in the southbound lane of U.S. Highway 63 on the north side of Stewartville. A southbound vehicle hit its brakes for Soukup, then the southbound truck driven by 53-year-old Steven J. Volkart of Spring Valley also hit its brakes and swerved to the right, striking Soukup.
The State Patrol says Soukup suffered a non-life threatening injury in this accident, which happened around 7:15 am.
The Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office, Stewartville Fire and Gold Cross Ambulance assisted at the scene.