UPDATE: State Patrol trying to locate semi driver
The Minnesota State Patrol is asking for the public’s help in locating a semi truck that may have been involved in an incident on the morning of March 1. A pedestrian, identified as 53-year-old Lloyd Parker of Avon, allegedly jumped onto eastbound I-94 from the County Road 9 overpass in Avon at around 8 a.m. Parker died in the incident.
Witnesses indicated a white semi, traveling in the right lane, may have struck Parker and might not have realized they hit him. The semi was eastbound at the time and may have damage to its front bumper area. Troopers would like to locate the semi and the driver to find out what the driver may have seen. Anyone with information about the semitruck or its driver is asked to call the State Patrol St. Cloud district at 651-582-1292.