Two people died Friday in separate incidents on Minnesota roads.
An unidentified man was killed Friday night when he ran in front of a semitrailer truck on southbound Hwy. 52 near NW. 75th Street in Rochester, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
The incident happened at 9:04 p.m., the patrol said.
The semi driver, Nuriddin Tahirovich Amonov, 39, of Westmont, Ill., was not hurt. He was wearing a seat belt and alcohol was not a factor, the patrol said.
The patrol has not released the name of the pedestrian.
Earlier Friday, a motorcyclist was killed in a collision with a pickup truck in Yellow Medicine County’s Stony Run Township.
Steven Thomas Weber, 56, of Hudson, Wis., was killed when his Harley, westbound on Hwy. 212, was hit by a 2006 Dodge Ram pickup that was entering westbound Hwy. 212 from 490th Street (Yellow Medicine County Road 7).
The crash happened just after 4 p.m.
Weber died at the scene, the patrol said. He was not wearing a helmet.
The pickup driver, James Dean Stavne, 27, of Granite Falls, Minn., was not hurt.
His passengers, Nancy Ontiveros, 24, and an infant girl also were not hurt.
All were properly restrained and alcohol was not a factor, the patrol said.