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Pedestrian hit by car near USC campus

According to Columbia Police spokesperson Jennifer Timmons, a person was walking along Assembly Street when a car turning left from Greene on to Assembly hit the pedestrian


COLUMBIA (WACH) - A pedestrian was hit by a car shortly past noon near The University of South Carolina.


According to Columbia Police spokesperson Jennifer Timmons, Laneisha Moskowitz has been cited for failure to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk.


Police say Moskowitz was driving a red Nissan Altima, attempting to turn left onto Assembly Street, when she failed to yield to a female pedestrian.


The pedestrian had the legal right-of-way and was crossing over Assembly Street in the crosswalk with a walk signal, according to Timmons. She was struck by the front of the Altima.


Timmons said the pedestrian was taken to a local hospital with what appeared to be non-life threatening injuries. She is in stable condition.

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