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Pedestrian hit by vehicle Sunday evening

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A pedestrian struck by a car on a Shreveport street suffered head injuries and was taken to a hospital Sunday evening.

The accident occurred shortly after 6 p.m. on Louisiana Avenue near Springhill Street.

Shreveport Police say the man walking was struck in the street, but they don't know yet whether he was actually walking in the street or very close to it.

Police detained the driver for testing to see if he might have been impaired by any substances. State law requires authorities to detain drivers of vehicles involved in a serious accident.

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