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Another pedestrian struck in downtown crosswalk

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Rochester Police and Frisbie EMS work the scene of a pedestrian accident Monday night on North Main Street in Rochester. (Rochester Police photo)

ROCHESTER - For the second time in three days, a pedestrian was struck in downtown Rochester while crossing the street in a crosswalk, this time on North Main Street in the area of Pine Street.

Rochester Police and Frisbie EMS got the call around 4:45 p.m., about 20 minutes after sunset.

After a brief investigation it was learned that William Ruff, 32, of Rochester, was driving a 2008 Chevrolet Silverado on North Main Street heading in to town when he struck Kevin Henderson, 44, of Farmington, who was crossing North Main in the crosswalk.

Henderson suffered what appeared to be nonlife-threatening injuries, but was transported to Frisbie Hospital by Frisbie EMS as a precaution.

The Silverado suffered minor damage to the front end.

On Saturday a Rochester woman was struck on Signal Street. She also suffered minor injuries. The driver in that incident was cited.

Rochester Police did not immediately release whether the driver in Monday night's crash was also cited.

Anyone who may have witnessed either incident is encouraged to call Officer Worthley of the Rochester Police Department at 603-330-7127 or Rochester Crimeline at 335-6500. All calls to the Rochester Crimeline will remain confidential and rewards are given for information, which leads to arrests. Tipsters can also text the Rochester Crimline at Crimes (274637) in the body write TEXT4CASH followed by your tip.

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