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Pedestrian Injured in Yakima Crash

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YAKIMA, Wash. - A man is at Harborview Medical Center Wednesday morning after police say he was hit by a car. 

Witnesses told Yakima Police the 49-year-old man stepped into oncoming traffic on the 1200 block of North First Street late Tuesday night.

Officers say they found him lying on the street, unconscious.

Paramedics first treated him at the scene and then took him to the hospital where he underwent surgery for internal injuries. He was later taken to Harborview in Seattle. 

Officers closed the roadway for about two hours after the incident. Police say they are working to find out exactly what happened.