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McHenry woman struck by vehicle in fair condition

Published: Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014 9:50 a.m. CDT • Updated: Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014 11:16 p.m. CDT

McHENRY – A woman who was struck by a vehicle in McHenry on Friday and flown to a hospital has been upgraded to fair condition, the police department said.

The 47-year-old woman, whose name was not released, was crossing Route 120 at Borden Street on foot when she was struck by a 72-year-old woman, also of McHenry, driving a 2002 Buick west on Route 120.

The 72-year-old woman’s name also was not released.

The 47-year-old was taken via Flight for Life to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville in critical condition.

Deputy Chief John Birk of the McHenry Police Department said in an email Saturday that the woman now is in fair condition, but remains in the intensive care unit for observation.

The accident is under investigation and no citations have been issued, police said.

– Joseph Bustos

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