Forum staff reports, Published November 30 2012
Patrol identifies pedestrian struck and killed by vehicle in Lake Park, Minn.LAKE PARK, Minn. – The Minnesota State Patrol has identified a pedestrian who died after he was struck by a vehicle on Highway 10 in Lake Park on Thursday night.
Shelby E. Somerville, 25, of Lake Park, was walking south across the highway and was struck in the right lane by an eastbound 2012 GMC Acadia, the patrol stated in a news release.
Somerville was taken to Essentia Health St. Mary's in Detroit Lakes. Alcohol was detected in his system, the release stated.
The vehicle's driver, 57-year-old Mary Zacharias of Ottertail, was not injured.
The accident happened at about 10:38 p.m. at Highway 10 and Second Street. There is no crosswalk at the intersection, the patrol noted.
The Lake Park Police Department and Becker County Sheriff’s Office assisted the patrol.