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Brookings woman hurt in car/pedestrian accident

A Brookings woman is injured in a Tuesday evening car/pedestrian accident.

Police Lt. Marci Gebers says it happened about 7:24 pm at 6th and Medary.

An SUV driven by 48-year-old Eva Saldivar was westbound on 6th. She says the sun was in her eyes and she turned on a red light, striking 29-year-old Megan Leins.

Leins was taken by private vehicle to the Brookings hospital for medical attention.

Saldivar was cited for a red light violation.

 

September 2, 2020