Pedestrian Hit In Mankato 23 Apr 12

A 26-year-old man was hospitalized Sunday night after being struck by an SUV while crossing the street in Mankato. The incident happened at shortly before 10:30pm near the intersection of Riverfront Drive and Spring Street in Mankato. Officials at the scene say the vehicle was traveling between upwards of 30 miles-per-hour when the pedestrian was struck. The collision reportedly knocked the man unconscious, but authorities say he was still breathing. The name of the victim and the extent of his injuries have not been released at this time.