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St. Paul pedestrian dies after being hit by van

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St. Paul pedestrian dies after being hit by van
Willmar Minnesota 2208 Trott Ave. SW / P.O. Box 839 56201

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A St. Paul man who was crossing a street in a crosswalk has died after he was struck by a minivan.

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St. Paul police say 82-year-old Roger Charles Solheid was crossing the street Friday afternoon when he was struck by a van driven by a 63-year-old Richfield man. Solheid was taken to a hospital, where he died.

Police spokesman Howie Padilla says the driver is cooperating with the investigation and wasn't in custody as of Saturday morning. A police news release says the case has not been presented to the Ramsey County Attorney's Office.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.

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