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Driver, pedestrian involved in Lincoln crash identified
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Driver, pedestrian involved in Lincoln crash identified

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The 40-year-old man who was driving east on South Street in Lincoln on Saturday evening before hitting an 83-year-old wasn't under the influence of drugs or alcohol or driving distracted, according to the crash report. 

James Wel was nearing 15th Street in his Chevy Equinox at about 5:30 p.m. as Russell Boardman walked north across South Street, utilizing a painted crosswalk, according to the report. 

Boardman, who was transported by ambulance to Bryan West Campus with life-threatening injuries, remained in critical condition as of Tuesday, Lincoln Police Sgt. Chris Vigil said. 

No citations had been issued in the crash as of Monday, Vigil said.

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