SIREN––A man was killed after being struck by a vehicle in Siren on Highway 35/70 in front of the Dollar General Wednesday evening, according to the Siren Police Department.

Jerald Stanley Mechelke, 79, was pronounced dead on the scene by authorities at approximately 8:15 p.m. on September 18. Robert Olson, 54, was identified as the driver of the vehicle.

The incident is still under investigation by Siren PD. Assisting agencies included St. Croix Tribal Police, Burnett County Sheriff’s Office, Webster Police, Siren Fire Department and North Ambulance.