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A pedestrian crossing Eighth Street South near Fifth Avenue in Moorhead was hit by this van Tuesday afternoon. Carrie Snyder / The Forum

Pedestrian hit by van in Moorhead

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A 21-year-old Minnesota State University Moorhead student was injured Tuesday afternoon when he was struck by a van along Eighth Street South and Fifth Avenue in Moorhead.


The 17-year-old Fargo driver will not be cited for the collision, Moorhead Sgt. Mike Detloff said.

Shouvick Bhattacharya of Moorhead was attempting to cross Eighth Street from east to west when he was struck by the southbound vehicle, according to Shayne Davidson, who witnessed the accident.

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