Fridley resident struck, killed by vehicle on University Avenue

A Fridley man was stuck by a vehicle and killed while crossing University Avenue NE on Friday, Oct. 14.

According to a news release from the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office, the 37-year-old man was hit by a car headed southbound on University at 81st Avenue Northeast at approximately 9:40 p.m.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the vehicle stopped after the incident and is cooperating with authorities.

The incident is currently under investigation by the Fridley Police Department, the Anoka County Sheriffs Office and the Minnesota State Patrol.

The victim’s identity will be released by the Midwest Medical Examiners Office pending his autopsy.