Pedestrian struck in downtown Chapel Hill

From staff reportsFebruary 12, 2013 

— An accident in which a car hit a pedestrian in the center of town shut down Franklin Street for a time Monday evening.

The person was struck at Franklin and Columbia streets at about 6:20 p.m., police said.

The victim, whose age and gender were undisclosed, was taken to UNC Hospitals with injuries that police said did not appear to be life-threatening.

Officers were continuing their investigation of how the accident happened, police said.

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