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Elderly woman struck in crosswalk

An elderly woman is in critical condition after being hit by a truck while crossing the street about 12:28 p.m. today.

The woman, who has not been identified, suffered non-life threatening head injuries in the collision and was taken to Sacred Heart Medical Center, said Ofc. Tim Moses, a Spokane Police Department spokesman.

The driver of the truck was turning south from Spokane Falls Blvd. onto Browne Street when, according to witnesses, he failed to yield and hit the woman in the crosswalk, Moses said. She was crossing Browne Street westbound on Spokane Falls Blvd.

The driver, who has not been identified, has not been cited.