Woman charged after hitting pedestrian

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A 44 year old woman was charged by police after the van she was driving struck two pedestrians. Medicine hat Police say that during the noon hour last Friday, a 56 year old man and 45 year old woman were crossing 4th Street SE in an unmarked crosswalk when the van struck the female pedestrian. The victim was knocked over and later transported to Medicine Hat Hospital for treatment of minor injuries. The male pedestrian was not struck or injured in the incident. Police charged the driver of the van with failing to yield to a pedestrian.