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Man in critical condition after hit by car Friday evening

A man is in critical condition after being struck by a car Friday evening. (File Photo)

A man is in critical condition after being struck by a car Friday evening.

The Amarillo Police Department was dispatched around 10 p.m. Friday evening at SW 3rd and Adams, where 55-year-old Joseph McPherson from Williamsport, Maryland, entered the roadway not at a crosswalk and was hit by a 2012 Honda SUV.

The Honda was driven by 26-year-old Brooke Hardy, an Amarillo resident.

Police officials said McPherson was taken to a local area hospital with life threatening injuries.

APD said Hardy was uninjured in the crash, as well as her passenger.

Officials tell ABC 7 News alcohol consumption by McPherson is a factor in the crash.

The incident is being investigated by the Traffic Investigation Squad of the Amarillo Police Department.

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