A motorist who was run over after getting out of his stalled SUV on a Twin Cities interstate has died, authorities said Tuesday.
Richard D. Bethune, 56, of Minneapolis, was hit on Interstate 35W in Bloomington while outside his vehicle about 4:45 p.m. on Dec. 13 under the 90th Street overpass, according to the State Patrol.
Bethune died on Dec. 16 at Hennepin Health Care.
According to the patrol:
Bethune's SUV stalled in the left lane of southbound 35W. Another SUV swerved and clipped the passenger side of Bethune's vehicle. A third SUV came along and hit Bethune and his vehicle.
A pickup truck also got caught up in the multivehicle wreck.
All the drivers were traveling alone. The other three survived the crash.
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