Driver hits pedestrian in heavily marked crosswalk

Police charge driver after studying law, changing their response

By Updated: January 23, 2020 2:04 PM CT | Published: June 28, 2019 4:00 AM CT
<strong>Marlen Delgado was crossing the new Highland Strip crosswalk last week when she was struck by a vehicle. She escaped with minor injuries. Police originally did not charge the driver, but updated the report a week later to charge her with failure to yield to a pedestrian at a crosswalk.&nbsp;</strong>(Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

Marlen Delgado was crossing the new Highland Strip crosswalk last week when she was struck by a vehicle. She escaped with minor injuries. Police originally did not charge the driver, but updated the report a week later to charge her with failure to yield to a pedestrian at a crosswalk. (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

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accidents Highland Strip pedestrian activity Pedestrian Safety
Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey covers business news for The Daily Memphian. A Tupelo, Mississippi, native, he graduated from Mississippi State University. He's worked in journalism for 40 years and has lived in Midtown for 36 years.


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