KPD: Person hit while crossing street in Knoxville

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KNOXVILLE (WATE) – A Knoxville woman was hit while crossing the road in Knoxville Monday night.

Investigators say Juan Sanchezcastro, 60, was driving a 1992 Toyota pickup truck westbound on Western Avenue around 9:17 p.m. A witness says Gina Andrum,56, started crossing the road near Squires Liquor Store. Investigators say the pedestrian was under the influence and not crossing in a crosswalk. The driver was not able to stop before hitting Andrum, according to the report.

Andrum was transported the UT Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

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