19-year-old seriously injured in early a.m. crash in Alexandria, Minn.

A teen in Alexandria was seriously injured when they were struck by a vehicle while walking in the early a.m. hours of Wednesday, according to police.    

Paramedics transported Mason Swonger, 19, to Almoere Health Hospital with serious injuries after he was struck by a vehicle while walking on McKay Avenue just south of 10th Avenue East at about 2 a.m. Wednesday, according to a press release from the Alexandria Police Department. 

Police said there was freezing rain at the time, and roads were "extremely icy" with low visibility.  

The vehicle was driven by a 63-year-old who was not injured.