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Published June 20, 2013, 09:22 AM

Fatal hit-and-run at Minnesota interstate rest stop

MAHTOWA TOWNSHIP, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota State Patrol says a Duluth man is under arrest for a hit-and-run death at an interstate rest stop.

MAHTOWA TOWNSHIP, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota State Patrol says a Duluth man is under arrest for a hit-and-run death at an interstate rest stop.

The patrol says a 62-year-old Cloquet man was walking in the Mahtowa rest area along Interstate 35 Wednesday evening when a Ford pickup struck and killed him.

Authorities say witnesses saw the truck leaving the scene. The Duluth News Tribune says the 55-year-old suspect was taken into custody after fleeing from officers.

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