Pedestrian stuck and killed by car in Rochester

Published 9:41 am Monday, November 30, 2015

ROCHESTER  — A pedestrian has died after being struck by a car in Rochester.

According to a press release, it happened on Civic Center Drive around 9:30 p.m. Friday. The victim has been identified as 60-year-old Paul Michael Ohnstad.

Police said a car in the inside lane saw Ohnstad in time to stop, but a car in the outside lane didn’t have enough time to stop.

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Authorities said Ohnstad was taken to a hospital where he died from his injuries.

Police said alcohol was not a factor. The driver who struck Ohnstad was given a breathalyzer test, and it confirmed he hadn’t been drinking at all.

The investigation is continuing.