Woman Recovering After Being Hit by Car

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SCRANTON -- A woman is in the hospital following a pedestrian crash in Scranton.

Police said a car hit the woman on Lackawanna Avenue just after 4 p.m. on Tuesday.  Officers immediately shut down the road to investigate.

Scranton police say Nicole Avvisato of West Pittston was taken to the hospital, where she's in critical condition.

Lackawanna Avenue was closed for about two hours following the crash.