Authorities have identified three people killed in two crashes on Minnesota roads Friday.
A pedestrian crossing Hwy. 10 at Sherburne Avenue in Becker, in Sherburne County, was struck and killed about 7:30 p.m. Friday by a Honda Accord headed east on the highway, according to the State Patrol.
The pedestrian was identified as Francis Laverne Pittman, 66, of Big Lake. The driver, 23-year-old Anastasia Rae Mattson of Brainerd, suffered noncritical injuries in the collision.
Two people died Friday morning in a two-vehicle crash in Renville County, the patrol said.
A 2000 Chevrolet Silverado heading southbound on Hwy. 71 near County Road 71 in Winfield Township crossed the centerline and struck a 2010 Toyota Tundra head-on at 10:37 a.m., the patrol said. Three people were in the Tundra.
The Silverado's driver, 50-year-old Joel Patrick Trebesch from Kandiyohi, died in the crash. The Tundra's driver, 50-year-old Mark Andrew Tanhoff of Renville, also died.
One of the passengers in the Tundra, 47-year-old Dianna Lynn Johnson of Renville, suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken to North Memorial Health Hospital in Robbinsdale. She was not wearing a seat belt, according to the State Patrol.
The other passenger, Kent Alan Schearer, 38, of Minneapolis, was taken to Renville County Hospital with noncritical injuries.
Roads were dry at the time of both crashes.
None of the drivers was under the influence of alcohol, according to the State Patrol.