A man trying to cross U.S. Highway 52 near 75th Street Northwest was hit by a semi tractor-trailer and killed late Friday night.
The man, whose name and city of residence will not been released by the Minnesota State Patrol, was trying to cross the highway at 9:04 p.m. when he was struck by a southbound Freightliner semi driven by Nuriddin Tahirovich Amonov, 39, of Westmont, Ill., the state patrol reported. The deceased man was not transported for medical care. The state patrol said the man's death was determined to be suicide.
The Olmsted County Sheriff's Office, Rochester Police Department, Rochester Fire Department and Mayo Ambulance all responded to the scene.