Teenage pedestrian struck by vehicle

Published 8:55 am Wednesday, May 15, 2024

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A teenager was reportedly taken to the hospital after he was struck by a vehicle Friday night on Highway 22 in Faribault County.

Nolan Ray Polkow, 17, of Easton, was taken to Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea for injuries deemed not life-threatening, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

The report stated Polkow, who was listed as a pedestrian, was struck by a 2011 Ford Fusion, driven by Jonathan Dylan Hodge, 17, of Wells, that was southbound on Highway 22 at 130th Street shortly before 10 p.m.

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Hodge and his two teenage passengers were not injured.

The report stated alcohol was not a factor.

The Wells Police Department, the Faribault County Sheriff’s Office and Wells fire and ambulance crews assisted at the scene.