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Pedestrian struck on Georgia Avenue

A woman was struck by a vehicle and injured Thursday near the old Walter Reed military hospital in Northwest Washington, D.C. police said.

The accident happened shortly before 5 p.m. in the 6700 block of Georgia Avenue, where police found the injured woman conscious and alert, said Officer Paul Metcalf, a spokesman. Authorities took the woman to a hospital with injuries that were serious, but not believed to be life threatening.

The vehicle, which police did not identify, stayed at the scene after the crash.

Clarence Williams is the night police reporter for The Washington Post and has spent the better part of 13 years standing next to crime scene tape, riding in police cars or waking officials in the middle of night to gather information about breaking news in and around Washington.


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