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Police: Victim in fatal pedestrian crash was Cottage Grove resident Benjamin Tims Sr.

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Authorities have identified the Cottage Grove man who was struck and killed while crossing 70th Street on Tuesday.

Cottage Grove police said Wednesday that Benjamin F. Tims Sr., 85, was hit by an SUV as he walked back from his mailbox. The crash happened about 2 p.m. Tuesday near the intersection of 70th Street and Goodview Avenue.


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Scott Wente
Scott Wente has been editor at the South Washington County Bulletin since 2011. He worked as a reporter at other Forum Communications newspapers from 2003 to 2011. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
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