Man, 79, seriously injured after being hit by car in Johnston

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JOHNSTON, R.I. (WLNE) — Johnston police said Friday that a man was seriously injured after being hit by car.

The incident happened just before 5:30 p.m. Thursday on  Killingly Street.

Police said the man, who was only identified as being 79 years old, was taken to Rhode Island Hospital.

The driver of the car stayed at the scene and cooperated with police.

Police said “driver impairment” was not a factor in the crash.

No further information was immediately released.

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