Elderly woman hospitalized after being hit by car

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TOWN OF POUGHKEEPSIE –
A 72-year-old Town of Poughkeepsie woman suffered serious head injuries
and was taken to a local hospital after being struck by a car near 347
Violet Avenue on Wednesday afternoon, Poughkeepsie Town Police reported.      

Initial investigation found that the victim was struck by a car traveling
north on Violet Avenue as she crossed the road. The vehicle was driven
by a 49-year-old Red Hook man.
The accident remains under investigation by Town of Poughkeepsie Police. The Fairview Fire Department rendered aid to the pedestrian at the scene.
Any witnesses are asked to call Police at 845-485-3680 or 845-485-3666.