ST. MICHAEL -- The Minnesota State Patrol has been asked to investigate a fatal accident involving a Wright County Sheriff's deputy.

The squad car was responding to a medical emergency and struck a pedestrian in a driveway.

The incident happened Thursday night at about 8:00 p.m. at 400 Main Street North in St. Michael.

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The pedestrian who died was 84-year-old Harold Welter of St. Michael.

The deputy driving the squad car was 37-year-old Dustin Hatzenbeller of Otsego.  He was not hurt.

The Minnesota State Patrol says the road was snow and ice-covered.

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