Pedestrian critically injured in Fort Pierce crash

FORT PIERCE — A man was critically injured Thursday morning after being struck by a vehicle on Orange Avenue, a Fort Pierce police spokesperson said.

The incident happened about 4:50 a.m. in the 300 block of Orange Avenue, said Mike Jachles, police spokesperson.

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The pedestrian, a man, was taken to Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute in Fort Pierce in critical condition, Jachles said.

The driver of the vehicle also was taken to the hospital.

No other information was immediately available.

Will Greenlee is a breaking news reporter for TCPalm. He also covers strange, wild and weird Treasure Coast crimes in “Off The Beat.” Follow Will on Twitter @OffTheBeatTweet or reach him by phone at 772-692-8936. E-mail him at [email protected]

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