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Updated: One dead in Superior accident

Jed Carlson/ Superior Police investigate a fatal accident along Tower Avenue this morning.

A Superior man was killed Thursday morning in a fatal vehicle-pedestrian accident in the 1200 block of Tower Avenue.

A pickup truck with a plow driven by Steven M. Kaski, 38, of Duluth struck a pedestrian crossing Tower Avenue at about 7:03 a.m., according to a news release from Assistant Police Chief Matt Markon. Kaski is cooperating fully with the investigation, Markon stated.

Kenneth Meinke, 59, was crossing in the crosswalk when he was struck. He died of his injuries at the scene.

Tower Avenue was shut down in downtown Superior was shut down until after 1 p.m. while police conducted its on scene investigation. The Wisconsin State Patrol is assisting with the investigation.