State Patrol: Sheriff’s Deputy Squad Car Struck, Killed Pedestrian
ST. MICHAEL -- The Minnesota State Patrol has been asked to investigate a fatal accident involving a Wright County Sheriff's deputy.
The squad car was responding to a medical emergency and struck a pedestrian in a driveway.
The incident happened Thursday night at about 8:00 p.m. at 400 Main Street North in St. Michael.
The pedestrian who died was 84-year-old Harold Welter of St. Michael.
The deputy driving the squad car was 37-year-old Dustin Hatzenbeller of Otsego. He was not hurt.
The Minnesota State Patrol says the road was snow and ice-covered.