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Minnesota man, 85, struck and killed after getting his mail

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COTTAGE GROVE, Minn. -- An 85-year-old Cottage Grove man was killed Tuesday when he was hit by a car while crossing the street after retrieving his mail, police said.


The man was hit by an SUV about 2 p.m. near the Cottage Grove-St. Paul Park border.

Paramedics found the man unresponsive, and he was pronounced dead at the scene. His name was being withheld Tuesday pending family notification.

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