Iowa trucker hit by pickup, killed on I-35W in Minneapolis

A trucker from Iowa was struck and killed by a passing pickup truck after getting out of his rig on Interstate 35W in Minneapolis early Monday morning.

Robert Passow, 47, of Fort Dodge, Iowa exited the cab of his semi after an initial crash with a car on northbound 35W near Park Avenue. Passow was standing outside when he was struck by a Chevy Silverado pickup driven by a 30-year-old Rosemount, Minn. man.

Passow was taken to Hennepin County Medical Center with serious injuries, and later died at the hospital.