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SUV collision kills pedestrian in Otter Tail County

As of Tuesday morning the identity of the man, who is from Palisade, Minnesota, had not been released.

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PERHAM, Minn. — A 74-year-old man who was walking in the northbound lane of Highway 78 in Otter Tail County was struck and killed by an SUV traveling in the same lane, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

The collision happened about 6:33 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 5.

As of Tuesday morning the identity of the man, who is from Palisade, had not been released.

The SUV driver was Dexter Brown, 32, of Ottertail, the State Patrol said.

The collision happened near the Round Lake Loop of Highway 78 between Round Lake and Rush Lake north of Ottertail.

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The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office, and the Perham police and fire departments assisted the State Patrol in responding to the collision.

No other details were immediately available.

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