Pedestrian dies after being struck by pickup in Roseland

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ROSELAND, Ind. (AP) — Authorities launched an investigation after a pedestrian was killed in the town of Roseland.

Assistant Chief Bill Thompson of the St. Joseph County Police Department said the accident took place on Monday.

He said a man and his wife had finished dinner at a restaurant and were trying to cross the street to go back to their hotel.

Thompson said the man was struck by a southbound pickup truck traveling at a high rate of speed. He said the man was taken with serious injuries to a local hospital, where he later died.

Thompson said the victim and his wife were part of a tour group visiting from another state.

The Fatal Alcohol Crash Team is investigating the accident. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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