Pedestrian Struck By Vehicle At Walmart Entrance

A Jasper woman looking to cross the busy intersection at the entrance of the Jasper Walmart store Thursday afternoon, was injured after she was struck by a vehicle making it’s way into the store’s parking lot.

Jasper Police say at 5 o’clock yesterday afternoon 67-year old Lois Sewell of Huntingburg was headed north on Newton Street in the “Right Turn Only” lane near the store’s entrance.

Police say meanwhile northbound traffic on Newton in the lane to Sewell’s left was stopped due to a red light at the intersection with Baden Strasse.

27-year old Rachel Prior of Jasper told police that before she made an attempt to cross the highway a person in one of the stopped vehicles waved her on to cross the road.

Police say Prior across the highway and into the path of Sewell’s car. They say neither Sewell nor Prior saw the other and were unable to avoid a collision between the two.

Police say Prior who was struck by the right front of Sewell’s vehicle suffered an abrasion to the forehead. She was taken by ambulance to Memorial Hospital in Jasper for treatment.

Police say Sewell’s car sustained 500-dollars damage in the incident. No charges were filed.

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