Forum staff reports, Published October 11 2010
Fargo police identify man killed after being hit by carFARGO – Police here have identified a man killed after being hit by a car on 13th Avenue South on Friday night.
Marcus Bearstail, 51, of Fargo, was attempting to cross the street in the 4000 block of 13th Avenue South at about 8:43 p.m. when he was struck by an eastbound car driven by Zachory Friesz, 20, of Fargo, according to a news release from Sgt. Joe Anderson.
Bearstail was hit near Chili’s Grill & Bar, and was not near a marked crossing.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Fargo Police Lt. Greg Lemke said a passenger in the car that hit the man said the car pulled out to pass another vehicle. Once the car got into the lane, the pedestrian was “right there.”