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UPDATED: Pedestrian hit, injured on Pacific Avenue, Tacoma police report

Post by Stacey Mulick / The News Tribune on Jan. 10, 2012 at 7:41 am |
January 10, 2012 11:36 am

UPDATED at 11:35 a.m.

A pedestrian was hit and injured Monday night while trying to cross Pacific Ave in Tacoma’s South End.

Tacoma police report the man was intoxicated and started crossing the roadway in an unmarked crossing in the 8400 block. The pedestrian was struck by a northbound vehicle just after 8 p.m.

He suffered a broken leg and was taken to a hospital for treatment, police reported.

The driver stopped and was interviewed by Tacoma police. There were no signs of impairment, Tacoma police spokesman Mark Fulghum reported.

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