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July 19, 2012 at 9:17 PM

Pedestrian in critical condition after being hit by car in Auburn

A woman in her late 20s is in critical condition after a 20-year-old Auburn man hit her and a parked vehicle with his car shortly before 6 p.m., according to the Auburn Police Department.

While driving south on J Street Southeast, the man struck the woman as she walked to the street-facing side of her car. He also struck the car parked in front of hers, said a department release.

When Valley Regional Fire Authority emergency personnel reached the scene, the victim was unconscious. She was taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, according to the fire department news release.

The driver remained on scene and was arrested with charges pending, the police release said.

| More in The Blotter, Traffic & Transit | Topics: Auburn, Auburn Police Department, Valley Regional Fire Authority


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