East Texas woman hit by a van

By Michael Thompson - email

Tyler (KLTV) - An East Texas woman was hit by a van Wednesday afternoon in Tyler.

Tyler police say the 62 year old woman was crossing the pedestrian crosswalk near the garden center of Walmart on South Broadway when she was hit by a van driven by an 80 year old man. The woman was knocked to the ground and hurt her head and shoulders. She was taken to the hospital for treatment.

Police say the sun was shining in the windshield of the van, and the driver may not have seen the woman. Their identities have not been released, and no criminal charges have been filed.

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