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Jaywalker hit while crossing Ga. street charged

ATLANTA (AP) - A woman who police say was struck by a drunken driver as she crossed an Atlanta street has been charged with jaywalking.

Authorities say the woman was walking early Sunday morning in Atlanta's Buckhead neighborhood when she was hit by a pickup truck that left the scene.

The woman, who was not identified, was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital with injuries. Her condition is unknown.

Police later found the driver, who has been charged with DUI and other traffic violations. The driver's name was not released.

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