Montgomery Man Hit By Semi 11 Feb 12

A Montgomery man was hit by a semi-truck Friday morning while walking along Highway 19 east of New Prague. The state patrol says that 40-year-old Alex Pettman was walking westbound along the highway when he apparently ran out into traffic at just after 11am and was hit by the eastbound Freightliner semi. Pettman was taken to North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale. His injuries are said to be non life-threatening. The driver of the semi was not hurt.