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Pedestrian hit in downtown Spokane

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Police closed down Howard between 1st and Sprague Tuesday morning after a car hit a pedestrian.

KHQ's Cynthia Johnson is on scene and said at least one person was loaded into an ambulance. Police said the pedestrian was hit by a small SUV near 1st and Howard and a bicyclist witnessed the crash. 

The pedestrian was a woman and she suffered a head laceration. She was taken to the hospital and her exact condition is unknown. Police say the sun played a role in the driver not being able to see the pedestrian. The driver was cited for failure to yield. 

Police will have the road closed to investigate the crash. 

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