Pedestrian struck, transported to hospital

Published 4:02 pm Monday, October 8, 2012

NATCHEZ — An 80-year-old woman was struck by a vehicle as she attempted to cross the street Monday.

Natchez Police Detective Jerry Ford said the pedestrian, Mary Eidt, was struck by a Toyota Camry on Washington Street at its intersection with Martin Luther King Jr. Street at 3:08 p.m.

The driver of the vehicle, Angela Hall, 35, was northbound on Martin Luther King Jr. Street and making a turn onto Washington Street at the time of the accident.

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“(The victim) was struck in the lower part of her body, and she basically rolled over the hood,” Ford said.

Eidt was transported to a local hospital with complaints that her left arm was hurt, Ford said.

The detective said the incident was being considered an accident, and no citations were issued.