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One killed while changing tire on I-35 in Pine County

A person who was changing the tire of a vehicle on the right shoulder of Interstate 35 was struck and killed by a passing truck Tuesday afternoon, according to a report from the Minnesota State Patrol.

Details about the victim were not available this evening, as authorities had yet to contact immediate family members. The accident occurred at 3:05 p.m. near Willow River in Pine County and involved a 1996 Freightliner semi truck.

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