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No tickets will be issued in a car-pedestrian crash in central Lincoln on Tuesday that sent a 32-year-old Lincoln woman to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, according to the accident report. 

Halley Hansen was headed south in the crosswalk on A Street east of Capitol Parkway just after 1 p.m. when she was hit by a Toyota Venza driven by 86-year-old Louis Keester, police said in the accident report. 

Hansen was taken to Bryan West Campus, where she remained in critical condition Wednesday evening, a police spokesman said. 

Keester told police he had a yellow arrow as he was turning east onto A Street from the southbound lanes of Capitol Parkway, the report said. 

When a gap appeared in traffic, he turned onto A Street, he said. 

He didn't see Hansen until the collision, he told police. 

A man driving west on A Street but stopped at the traffic light there told investigators the woman walked in front of his vehicle and then his light turned green, the report said. 

The light was green for two seconds before the collision, the man said. 



Riley Johnson reports on breaking news and public safety issues in Lincoln and southeast Nebraska.

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Summer 2018 city desk intern for the Journal Star.

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