Pedestrian dies after being hit by car on Twin Cities highway

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A 50-year-old man died after being struck by a car on the highway.

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The State Patrol says pedestrian Paul Dmitruk, of Richfield, was "in the left lane" on the southbound portion of Highway 13 in Burnsville, near Washburn Avenue, Tuesday night.

Around 11:45 p.m., Dmitruk was hit by a vehicle traveling in that lane.

He died at the scene. It's unclear what he was doing on the highway. There is a stoplight and crosswalk at that intersection.

No alcohol was detected on the driver of the vehicle that struck Dmitruk, the State Patrol says. He was uninjured.

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