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Woman struck by car on Kirkland Road

COVINGTON -- A Newton County woman was injured Wednesday evening when she was struck by a car as she tried to cross Kirkland Road near the intersection with Salem Road.

According to the Georgia State Patrol, the 47-year-old victim was struck by a westbound 2002 Honda Accord at about 9:30 p.m. The victim was reportedly wearing dark-colored clothing and failed to yield for the vehicle as she was crossing the roadway.

She was transported to Newton Medical Center and was scheduled to be transported to an Atlanta area hospital. According to the GSP, she was in stable but critical condition.

No charges have been filed in the incident.