Vehicle strikes 22-year-old Riverton woman in crosswalk

(Riverton, Wyo.) - Yesterday afternoon around 1:30 p.m. a 22-year-old female of Riverton was reportedly hit by a vehicle in the crosswalk on First and Main Street in Riverton. Officers report there were two cars driving north down Main Street hill when the vehicle on the outside lane stopped for the woman entering the crosswalk. As the woman entered the crosswalk she was reportedly running to attempt to cross quickly and the approaching vehicle traveling on the inside lane did not see her because of a blind spot caused by the outside vehicle. A Riverton resident was driving the 4-door Saturn which struck the woman and was reportedly traveling at 30 mph. The woman who was hit knew the driver of the vehicle and that individual transported her to Riverton Hospital. She suffered minor abrasions but no major injuries were reported. The incident is under investigation and citations are pending. Feature image: Stock photo via pixabay / Pitchengine Communities #county10 #news