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ELKO – A man trying to cross Lamoille Highway after sunset was struck by two vehicles, according to Elko police.

The pedestrian was in a travel lane about 100 yards north of Dale Drive when he was knocked down Tuesday at about 5:20 p.m., according to police Lt. Mike Palhegyi.

After that, a second vehicle struck him while he was on the ground.

The man was taken to Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital where he was treated for non-life-threatening injuries and released.

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There are no pedestrian crossings in the area, which includes a car dealership and residential neighborhoods.

“It’s dark. There’s a lot of traffic. No crosswalks,” Palhegyi said. “Pretty dangerous for him to cross Lamoille Highway like that.”


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