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Pedestrian dies after being struck by vehicle near Walker

The Minnesota State Patrol based in Brainerd reported a vehicle-pedestrian fatal accident, which occurred at 9:28 a.m. Friday on state Highway 371 near the Northern Lights Casino frontage road south of Walker.

The driver of a 1998 Ford Taurus was traveling west on Highway 371 when the accident occurred.

Neither the name of the driver, who had no apparent injuries, nor the pedestrian victim has been released.

The accident is under investigation by the Cass County Sheriff's Office and Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.