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Pedestrian seriously injured in crash on McGregor Boulevard Sunday night

Posted at 7:42 AM, Nov 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-18 08:20:10-05

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Troopers say a pedestrian was taken to the hospital in critical condition Sunday night after being hit by a car on McGregor Boulevard.

It happened around 6:45 p.m. near Gulf Point shopping center off San Carlos Boulevard.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, the pedestrian was attempting to cross McGregor as a car was approaching southbound.

The car hit the pedestrian and came to a stop at the scene.

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The victim, a 51-year-old male, was taken to Lee Memorial Hospital. His identity has not been released yet.

The crash remains under investigation.