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The Forum, Published July 23 2011

UPDATED WITH NAMES: Pedestrian killed by driver early this morning south of Alexandria

LOWRY, Minn. -- A pedestrian was struck and killed by a driver early this morning north of here and south of Alexandria.

Wesley R. Tessman, 27 and of Mankato, was struck and killed around 1:20 a.m. on a blacktop undivided Highway 114 near 120th Street near Lowry.

The 34-year-old driver of the 2004 Saturn, James D. Poock, of Glenwood, was not injured.

The Douglas and Pope County Sheriff's offices responded to the accident, as did the Starbuck Police Department.