Pedestrian dies in hospital after being struck by truck, police say

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) – A man died in the hospital Tuesday night following a pedestrian crash near a Memphis fire station on South 3rd Street.

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Memphis police say officers arrived on the scene around 9:20 p.m. to learn a pedestrian was struck by a truck. He reportedly did not use a crosswalk. EMS rushed him to the hospital where he died of his injuries.

Investigators say the driver stayed on the scene of the crash.

At 9:20 pm, officers were on the scene of a pedestrian crash near 3215 S. Third. The pedestrian crossed the road outside of the crosswalk and was struck by a truck.

He was xported critical to ROH but did not survive his injuries.

The driver of the truck stayed on the scene.

— Memphis Police Dept (@MEM_PoliceDept) June 9, 2021

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