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Driver backs into, hits pedestrian

Posted May 24, 2008 6:48 a.m. EDT

— A car struck a woman walking across New Bern Avenue early Saturday, police said.

Officers said the car was in reverse when it struck the woman at 3601 New Bern Ave. shortly after 2 a.m. The pedestrian was in a cross walk.

The woman complained of neck pain but appeared to have only minor injuries.

Police charged the driver with drunken driving.