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Bemidji man struck, killed while lying in road

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A Bemidji, Minn., man is dead after being hit by a car early Saturday.

Tyler Cummings, 21, died after he was struck by a vehicle driven by Samantha Pender, 19, of Bemidji, according to the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office.


Reconstruction of the accident indicated that Cummings was lying in the roadway when Pender hit him about 3 a.m. near Balsam Road on Irvine Avenue Northwest, approximately 1 mile north of Bemidji.

Authorities pronounced Cummings dead at the scene.

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