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A pedestrian was struck by a pickup truck while crossing Genesee Street at the intersection of South Fulton Street in Auburn Tuesday afternoon.

The victim, an unidentified 26-year-old man, was taken to the the trauma center at Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse, according to 911 dispatchers.

The call for a collision between a pickup truck and pedestrian came in at 3:15, dispatchers said, with Auburn fire and police departments and TLC Ambulance responding to the scene.

The Auburn Police Department said that a pickup truck driven by an 80-year-old man from Auburn whom police did not identify was driving northbound on South Fulton Street and had just turned left onto East Genesee Street with a green light when the accident occurred.

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Police said the man who was struck had been in the crosswalk. He was described as coherent and stable when he was transported from the scene. He was in stable condition Tuesday night but would be kept for further evaluation as a precautionary measure, police said.

The APD said that the the driver of the pickup truck was not under the influence of alcohol or drugs and no charges or tickets had been issued.

Police said that several witnesses and Good Samaritans provided initial medical attention the fire department and TLC ambulance crews provided further medical treatment.

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