Pedestrian Hit by Car in Luzerne County

WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Part of a highway in Luzerne County was closed for hours after a pedestrian was hit by a car.

Officials tell Newswatch 16  the person was hit just after 2 a.m. on Friday along Route 309 in Wilkes-Barre Township.

The victim was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

Police have not given us the name.

That part of Route 309 reopened around 4:45 a.m. on Friday after the crash near Wilkes-Barre.

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