HOWARD LAKE, MN – A Waconia man has died from injuries suffered when struck by a vehicle in Howard Lake.
Acording to the Minnesota State Patrol, a 2003 Chevrolet Silverado driven by Kent Clinton Mattson, 55, of Howard Lake was northbound on Wright County Road 6 at approximately 6:11 p.m. Jan. 13 when it struck a pedestrian at the intersection of County Road 6 and Highway 12 in Howard Lake, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
The pedestrian, Richard James Jacobs, 59, of Waconia, was transported to Hennepin County Medical Center with life-threatening injuries, and has since passed away, according to the State Patrol.
Mattson was not injured.
The State Patrol reported alcohol was detected on Mattson. Snow and ice may also have been a factor, according to the State Patrol report.