NEWPORT NEWS-A 42-year-old woman was injured when she was hit by a pick-up truck in Newport News.

Police say she was crossing in the 6100 block of Jefferson Avenue around 6:30 p.m. but wasn't in a crosswalk or at an intersection. She was taken to the hospital for treatment of head injuries, said police spokesman Lou Thurston.

The truck driver, a 44-year man from Hampton man, will face charges, police noted.

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