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Car strikes, injures pedestrian in Raleigh

Posted February 9, 2012 9:59 p.m. EST
Updated February 10, 2012 5:26 a.m. EST

— A woman was injured Thursday evening when she was hit by a car at the intersection of Duraleigh and Pleasant Valley roads in Raleigh, police said. 

The wreck, which closed northbound lanes of Duraleigh Road for several hours, happened around 7 p.m. Eastbound traffic on Pleasant Valley Road was rerouted to Glenwood Avenue while a crash reconstruction unit tried to determine how the wreck happened and how fast the car was going. 

Police said the woman was transported to the hospital with serious, but non-life threatening injuries following the wreck. Her name was not released. 

It wasn't clear whether the woman was in the crosswalk when she was struck. Her belongings were scattered in the road. 

The driver of the car, a man, was not injured. Police have not said whether the man will be charged in the incident.

No other information was released.