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Pedestrian seriously injured in crosswalk after being hit by truck

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Posted at 6:34 AM, Dec 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-10 11:05:30-05

COLORADO SPRINGS — A pedestrian using a crosswalk on Nevada Avenue near Las Vegas Street was hit by a pickup truck early Tuesday morning, according to the Colorado Springs Police Department.

The department said the 20-year-old truck driver was driving east on Las Vegas Street when he turned left onto northbound Nevada Avenue and hit the pedestrian.

CSPD blocked northbound S. Nevada Avenue at the I-25 interchange and closed southbound at Mill Street around 6 a.m. as they responded to the incident.

Police said the pedestrian was transported to a hospital with serious injuries.

The department said the crash is still under investigation.

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