Police: Person struck, seriously injured

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Metro police say a pedestrian was struck by a pickup truck and injured Monday evening.

Police say a pickup truck struck a pedestrian in the roadway near the intersection of English and Emerson on the east side.

The Ford F-150 pickup was westbound on English. The pedestrian was southbound on Emerson and stepped into the path of the truck.

The driver and a witness said that the truck had a green light at the intersection.

The man who was struck was taken to Wishard Hospital with what investigators described as life-threatening injuries.

Police say alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the incident.