An Eagle Lake man was seriously injured early this (SAT) morning when he was hit by a car while walking along Highway 83 east of Mankato. 30-year-old Marc Leiferman was struck by an eastbound Buick Century at just before 1am. He was taken to the Mankato Mayo Hospital for treatment. The driver of the car, 19-year-old Nathan Hoffman of Eagle Lake was not injured. Eagle Lake police and the St. Clair Fire Department assisted at the scene.