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September 5, 2015

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Pedestrian struck by car is in critical condition; driver arrested

Pedestrian hit

A man is in critical condition after he was hit by a drunken driver Wednesday evening near Pecos Road and Tropicana Avenue, police said.

Metro Police received reports of the accident around 5:05 p.m. Police said the man, who was in his late 60s or early 70s, was transported to University Medical Center. The 22-year-old male driver was arrested on charges of driving under the influence.

Police did not know if the man was in a crosswalk at the time of the accident, but said the incident is under investigation.

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