Woman, 85, struck by van in Pittsfield

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PITTSFIELD — An 85-year-old woman was seriously injured late Friday when she was struck by a van, police said.

The woman, whose name has not been released, was found in the area of 1035 South St. just after 9:30 p.m., according to a statement from Police Sgt. Marc Maddalena.

She apparently was trying to cross to the east side of the street when she was struck by a northbound Toyota Sienna driven by Linda Limoges, 53, of Manchester, Vt., the statement said.

The victim was taken to Berkshire Medical Center with serious injuries.As of 5 p.m. Saturday, the woman, who is from Lenox, was in stable condition and receiving treatment at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, police said.No other information was available.

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call police at 413-448-9700, ext. 596.

Haven Orecchio-Egresitz can be reached at horecchio@berkshireeagle.com, @HavenEagle on Twitter and 413-770-6977.

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