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Man, 33, fatally struck after exiting crashed vehicle on Highway 10

The crash happened just after 6:30 a.m. Tuesday, north of St. Cloud.

A 33-year-old man was killed when he was struck by a vehicle after he exited his vehicle following a crash in Benton County. 

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the crash happened before the snow arrived in central Minnesota at approximately 6:30 a.m. Tuesday. 

Eric S. Wochinick, of Sartell, was driving a Dodge Avenger westbound on Hwy. 10 when he crashed into trees on the right side of the highway at Burton Court in Watab Township. 

Wochinick exited his vehicle and was crossing the eastbound lanes of Hwy. 10 when he was struck by a Chrysler Town & Country van, which was rear-ended by a Hyundai Sante Fe. 

Wochinick died at the scene, according to the State Patrol. No other injuries were reported.

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