Man Run Over Trying to Hitch Ride Onto Semi

A 24-year-old St. Cloud man was seriously injured after he tried to jump aboard a semi truck in Clearwater but was run over by it instead.

The incident happened about 3 a.m. Monday, the State Patrol said.

The semi was pulling out of a Holiday Station store onto Highway 24, when Kelly Fischbach tried to jump onto the truck. Fischbach slipped off and was run over.

The State Patrol said he was taken to St. Cloud Hospital, and then flown to Hennepin County Medical Center. He is in critical condition.