Prior Lake man hit and killed trying to cross highway

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- A 23-year-old Prior Lake man is dead after he was hit by a pickup truck.

It happened on Highway 13 near County Road 21 around 10 p.m. Saturday. Travis Peterson was walking across the road when a pickup truck hit and killed him.

The State Patrol says the area had no crosswalk or street lights and it was dark and raining.

Two other people were with Peterson, but were not injured. The 56-year-old driver of the Chevy pickup is cooperating with police.

Police say Peterson and the other two were coming from Prior Lake's Lakefront Music Fest. According to the State Patrol, all three had been drinking.


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