Pedestrian Hit by Vehicle, Seriously Injured
By West Kentucky Star Staff
MASSAC COUNTY - An elderly Metropolis woman was seriously injured on Thursday when she was struck by a vehicle.

The Illinois State Police said that 55-year-old Dale Howard of Melber, KY was turning left onto 5th Street from Ferry Street in Metropolis when he struck a pedestrian identified as 86-year-old Betty J. Varnum of Metropolis. Varnum was walking across 5th Street, but was not in the crosswalk.

Varnum was transported by ambulance to a regional hospital for treatment of serious injuries.

Published 07:43 PM, Thursday Mar. 19, 2020
Updated 07:14 AM, Saturday Mar. 21, 2020



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