Crash In Baxter Kills Pedestrian
At approximately 11:15 p.m. on Thursday, March 21st, a vehicle traveling westbound on Highway 210 struck a pedestrian, resulting in fatal injuries to the pedestrian.
Ben Yu Hong, of Baxter, was traveling westbound on Highway 210 in a 2007 Honda CRV when he struck a pedestrian just east of Cypress Drive. The pedestrian, Joshua James Carner, 46, of Brainerd, was killed as a result of the crash.
Neither Yu Hong or his passenger were injured from the crash, and neither were under the influence of drugs or alcohol. It is unknown at this time if the pedestrian was under the influence of alcohol.
The Minnesota State Patrol responded to the scene, and was assisted by the Brainerd and Baxter Police Departments.