Woman struck by car while crossing Dixie Highway

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by Amy Stallings

WHAS11.com

Posted on October 16, 2013 at 7:47 AM

Updated Wednesday, Nov 20 at 5:20 PM

Pedestrian struck

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- Emergency crews responded to the scene in the 9900 block of Dixie Highway in front of Meijer Wednesday morning after a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle.

Police said the woman was struck by a pick up truck in the northbound lanes when she tried to cross the roadway. She was transported to the hospital - she is reported to be in critical condition.

Investigators said she was not in a crosswalk and they believe weather was a factor in the accident. They also said they have not ruled out alcohol use by the pedestrian.

The roadway is closed and will remain shutdown until the scene is cleared.

 

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