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Pedestrian hit by car near fair
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A woman was injured Sunday night when she was struck by a car as she was walking along Old Smithville Highway near the fairgrounds.The victim, Tammy Satterfield, 47, was transported to River Park Hospital by the Warren County Emergency Ambulance Service for treatment of non-lifethreatening injuries after she was knocked to the ground by the vehicle.According to sheriff’s department reports, the accident happened around 7 p.m. Sunday near the intersection of Old Smithville Highway and Fairgrounds Road. Interviews of witnesses revealed Satterfield was walking along the road with two friends, heading southbound with her back to traffic, when she was struck from behind by a 1995 Pontiac driven by Curtis V. Hughes, 71. Hughes told police he saw three people walking beside the road just before striking the victim.