Pedestrian dies after being hit by 2 vehicles in St. Paul Park

The Roseville man suffered fatal injuries in the collision.
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Another pedestrian has been killed on Twin Cities roads, this time in St. Paul Park.

It happened in St. Paul Park, with the victim a 49-year-old Roseville man, Phillip Lewis Cain, who was walking at Hastings and Lincoln avenues around 3:40 a.m.

He was then struck by a Ford Taurus, the driver of which turned around and returned to the scene.

The car following behind the Taurus though, a Saab, left the scene, with the driver of that car later taken into custody by police.

Cain was pronounced dead at the scene. Neither driver was injured in the collision.

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There has been a spate of pedestrians being killed by drivers across the metro since the start of the year, with the incident on Friday marking at least the fifth death in just over a week.

In Roseville, two people were killed while crossing the street on Jan. 3.

The next day, Jan. 4, two people were hit in St. Paul, resulting in the death of a 19-year-old woman.

Another pedestrian died in a hit-and-run crash in Inver Grove Heights on Jan. 5. 

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