Pedestrian struck near Marshall Campus

Around 9 a.m. this morning a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle crossing the street at the 5th Ave., 17th St. stoplight.

According to Huntington Police Department, the female pedestrian had already begun crossing the street when the light turned green for oncoming traffic.

The vehicle that struck the female was in the northern most lane of the four lanes of traffic, with a school bus in the lane to the right.

HPD said as the female was rushing to cross and she could not see the moving vehicle beside the bus, which led to the accident.

The condition of the female pedestrian is still unknown, but she was responsive at the scene.

Marshall University Police Department and Huntington Police Department are working together on this investigation, and will provide more details as they arise.