Stewartville Truck Driver Involved in Traffic Fatality
St. Paul, MN (KROC-AM News) - A Stewartville man was behind the wheel of a semi-truck involved in a deadly incident on a Twin Cities freeway Monday afternoon.
The State Patrol says 47-year-old Wade Christopher Uhlir was driving the truck south on Highway 52 just south of the Concord Street interchange in St. Paul when a pedestrian stepped into the path of the semi just before 3 PM. The pedestrian was then hit by the truck and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The State Patrol has not released his name but says he was a 28-year-old man from Memphis, Tennessee. The report on the crash also says he was the registered owner of a car that was found parked on the highway at the site of the fatal incident.
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