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October 25, 2014

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Woman in wheelchair struck by car

Woman hit

A woman in a wheelchair was hospitalized Wednesday after being hit by a vehicle while she was crossing the street near the intersection of Lake Mead and Decatur boulevards.

Metro Police responded to the scene at 2:16 p.m.

According to police, the woman was crossing outside a marked crosswalk and avoided being struck by one passing vehicle before another hit her.

The woman was transported to University Medical Center with nonlife-threatening injuries, police said.

Police officers say the accident could have been prevented had the woman been crossing in a marked crosswalk.

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