Rochester, MN  (KROC AM News) -  A Rochester man was seriously injured Sunday morning after police say he ran in front of a pickup truck on 37th St, near the north Hy-Vee store.

Police say 25 year old Aurelio Gomez was hit by the eastbound truck around 5:15 a.m. He was reported in serious condition at St. Mary’s Monday morning.

The 50 year old Rochester man driving the truck told police he saw Gomez standing in the median when he suddenly stepped onto the roadway and was hit. Police say Gomez flew about 75 feet and was breathing but unresponsive when paramedics arrived.