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Published: Wednesday, 12/10/2008

Michigan pedestrian injured when struck by vehicle

MONROE A man from Newport, Mich., was hurt seriously yesterday when he was struck by a vehicle while walking down War Road, south of Newport Road, in Monroe County s Frenchtown Township, authorities said.

Phillip Rodgers, 23, was listed in serious condition last night in St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center.

Mr. Rodgers was walking down the center of the road about 4:15 a.m. when he was struck by a southbound vehicle driven by Jason Anderson, 30, also of Newport.

Mr. Anderson was treated at Mercy Memorial Hospital for minor injuries, authorities said.

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