Pickup hits man walking along highway near Perham

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Published: Jul. 23, 2021 at 4:03 AM CDT
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PERHAM, MINN. (Valley News Live) - A young man is recovering in a Fargo hospital after authorities say he was hit by a pickup while walking along a major highway.

The Minnesota State Patrol says 25-year-old Giovanni Winters of Illinois was walking along Hwy. 10 near Perham just after midnight on Friday, July 23 when he was hit by a pickup.

The pickup, driven by 33-year-old Dustin Tigges of Sebeka, MN was heading east on the highway at the time.

Winters was taken to a Fargo hospital with what authorities say are non-life-threatening injuries. Tigges was not hurt.

The crash report says Winters was under the influence of alcohol at the time of the crash.

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