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Elderly pedestrian hit, critically injured by car in Lincoln Heights

July 17, 2020 Updated Fri., July 17, 2020 at 6:43 p.m.

A car struck an elderly woman walking on the 2600 block South Southeast Boulevard near East 25th Avenue Friday, causing her critical injuries, according to a Spokane Police Department press release.

The Spokane Fire Department and Spokane Police Department responded to the report of a vehicle versus pedestrian crash just after 12:30 p.m. Friday.

The car was headed northbound and struck her on the eastern side of the roadway, the release said. Responders haven’t identified the woman, who was taken to a local hospital , according to the release.

She is older than 65 years of age with “greyish brown” hair and investigators believe she might live in the area, the release said.

The driver stayed at the scene and is cooperating with the investigation. The Spokane Police Major Crimes Unit crash investigators stayed at the scene conducting their investigation for several hours, according to the release.

Spokane Police asked that anyone who witnessed the crash or knows the identity of the elderly woman to call Crime Check at (509) 456-2233.

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