LITTLE FALLS - A Pierz man was struck and killed while lying in the road near Camp Ripley.

The State Patrol says the incident happened just before 2:00 a.m. on Monday on Highway 115, about a mile west of Highway 371.

Forty-four-year-old Patrick Kronbeck was killed instantly.

The driver of the van who struck Kronbeck was 58-year-old Gary McDuffee of Little Falls.  He was not hurt.