Pedestrian hit and killed while walking on county road near Zimmerman

A 33-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.
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A man walking walking across a road in Sherburne County was hit and killed by the driver of a vehicle early Thursday. 

According to the Sherburne County Sheriff Joel Brott, 33-year-old Ian Patrick Anthony Hruzek, of Zimmerman, was walking north across County Road 4 near the intersection of County Road 39 when he was struck by a vehicle that was westbound on County Road 4. 

The fatal accident happened just before 7 a.m. in Livonia Township. 

Deputies and paramedics attempted lifesaving measures but Hruzek was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The 49-year-old Zimmerman woman driving the vehicle that struck Hruzek stayed at the scene and cooperated with investigators. 

The incident remains under investigation. 

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