Pedestrian killed in crash in Turtle Lake

TURTLE LAKE, Wis. (WEAU) -- One person is dead after police say he was hit by a truck in front of the St. Croix Casino in Turtle Lake.

Police say 79-year-old Donald Hatalla of Turtle Lake was pronounced dead at the scene after a truck driven by 74-year-old Kenneth Bonner of Almena hit him.

It happened around 10:15 p.m. on Highway 8 in front of the St. Croix Casino.

Officers say rain and darkness were factors in the crash and alcohol was not involved.

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