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October 17, 2011 at 11:26 AM

Pedestrian struck by car in Seattle crosswalk

A 73-year-old woman was hospitalized Monday morning after she was struck by a car while crossing a street in Seattle.

The woman was walking in a crosswalk at the intersection of 18th Avenue South and South Main Street around 8 a.m. when she was struck by a smart fortwo driven by a 29- year-old woman, Seattle police said. The victim was unconscious when medics arrived, and she was taken to Harborview Medical Center.

The driver was screened at the scene by an SPD Drug Recognition Officer, who detected no signs of alcohol or drug use. She was released pending additional investigation, police said.

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