Pedestrian in hospital after being hit by car

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - One man was sent to the hospital in Hattiesburg Wednesday night after being struck by a car on Highway 49.

Police say the victim, who has not been identified, was walking from east to west at the Highway 49/Blue Gables Road intersection when he was hit by a northbound Chrysler 300.

He was taken to the hospital with upper-body injuries.

But, police say those injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

No charges have been filed.

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