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Pedestrian in critical condition after getting struck by truck in central Abilene

ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - A pedestrian is in critical condition after being struck by a truck in central Abilene Friday morning. 

The accident happened near the intersection of N. 1st Street and Willis Street just after 11:30 a.m. Police at the scene say a woman was walking down Willis Street when she was struck by a truck that turned onto N. 1st Street. 

Officers told KTAB and KRBC the woman was not using a designated crosswalk and was on her cellphone when the impact occurred. 

Witnesses told KTAB and KRBC the woman was dragged for several feet before the truck came to a complete stop. 

Police have confirmed the pedestrian was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries. 

Stick with BigCountryHomepage for any updates on this crash. 

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