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Longview woman struck by car in serious condition

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LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) -

A Longview woman was struck by a car while trying to cross Highway 80. The woman has been identified as Lauren Lynn Jester, 29.

According to authorities, officers from Longview Police Department were dispatched to the accident located in the 1000 block of East Marshall Ave on Friday evening. Witnesses say Jester attempted to cross the roadway when she was struck by a gold 1995 Buick LeSabre driven by Melvin Hinchen, of Marshall. Witnesses also said that Jester was wearing dark colored clothing and ran out into the roadway in front of the vehicle. 

Jester was transported to Good Shepherd Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. The driver, Hinchen, was not injured. 

The crash remains under investigating by Longview police. 

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