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Pedestrian killed in two-vehicle crash in Crystal

The incident happened just after noon.

A pedestrian was killed when they were struck by one of two vehicles that crashed in Crystal Thursday morning.

The Crystal Police Department says the incident happened on the 5300 block of 36th Avenue at 12:08 p.m.

The pedestrian died at a local hospital despite the lifesaving efforts of paramedics and a witness at the scene.

Police say the investigation into how the crash between the two vehicles happened, but believe at this stage that "distraction" was a factor.

Crystal PD says that anyone with information should call 763-531-1014.

Note: The details provided in this story are based on the police’s latest version of events, and may be subject to change.

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