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Police: Pedestrian In Critical Condition After Being Struck Near CMU

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - One person is in critical condition after being hit by a vehicle in Oakland.

Pittsburgh Police say the crash happened at the intersection of Morewood Avenue and Fifth Avenue in Oakland around 3:15 p.m. Multiple lanes on Fifth are closed while investigators are processing the scene.

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The man who was struck was found in the intersection when officers arrived. The driver remained at the scene.

KDKA's Shelby Cassesse reports that the pedestrian had a walk sign while the car was attempting to turn left at the green light.

A witness says the victim was alert at first before he lost consciousness. Police say he had to be cut from his backpack.

While police can't confirm he's a student at CMU, they say he was college-age.

Fifth Avenue is closed between Morewood and Amberson avenues. Police said commuters should expect delays.

Stay with for the latest on this developing story.

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