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Pedestrian seriously injured in Roxbury

A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle and seriously injured Thursday night in Roxbury, police said.

The pedestrian was struck in the area of Melnea Cass Boulevard and Harrison Avenue at about 4:43 p.m., said Boston police spokesman Officer James Kenneally.

The person’s injuries were serious but not life-threatening, and they were alert and conscious when police arrived on scene, Kenneally said.

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The driver of the vehicle remained on scene.

No further information was immediately available.

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