Man critical after being hit by box truck in Lawrence

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Lawrence Police are investigating a man hit by a box truck early Saturday morning.

It happened about 4:45 a.m. in the 9200 block of Pendleton Pike. 

Police say the victim is in critical condition at Eskenazi Hospital.

Drivers are being asked to avoid Pendleton Pike.  Use East 56th Street as an alternate route.

Investigators say there is no initial indication that any alcohol was involved.

We have a crew on the scene and will have more information as it becomes available.