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Pedestrian rushed to hospital after being struck in Pontoon Beach

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A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle early Thursday in Pontoon Beach.

According to police reports, at about 5 a.m. the victim was struck by a vehicle while walking at Illinois 111 and Gateway Commerce Center Drive. The victim’s name was not released.

The pedestrian was rushed to an area hospital. There was no immediate word about the victim’s condition.

Police have not said if anyone is expected to be charged in relation to the incident.