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Hastings woman hit by car while walking along Highway 61

An 80-year-old Hastings woman was seriously injured when she was hit by a vehicle on Highway 61.

Gloria Anderson was walking south and crossing Third Street in the crosswalk at the time of the incident, according to the Minnesota State Patrol report. John Chernisky, 25, of Hastings, was driving west on Third Street and stopped at Highway 61, intending to make a right turn. The report states that Chernisky looked left for oncoming traffic and proceeded through the crosswalk, where he struck Anderson.