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Pedestrian ticketed after being hit by SUV

Woman wasn't in crosswalk when she attempted to cross the Bedford Highway.

A 48-year-old woman was ticketed Tuesday after being hit by a sport utility vehicle as she attempted to cross the Bedford Highway.

The incident happened in the 700 block of the highway at about 8 a.m. when the woman attempted to cross the roadway without using a crosswalk, Halifax Regional Police said in a news release. The SUV did not have time to stop and struck the woman, who suffered non-life-threatening injuries. She was taken by paramedics to hospital.

The woman was ticketed under the Motor Vehicle Act for crossing the roadway outside of a crosswalk zone and failing to yield to traffic. 


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