Female struck by car in Walmart parking lot

Wil Petty Staff Writer

November 1, 2013

A 71-year-old woman was struck by a 2007 Buick Lacrosse outside of the West Jefferson Walmart on Friday.

The incident occurred around 1:30 p.m. The victim, whose name has not been released, was leaving the store when she was struck.

West Jefferson police and Blue Ridge Medical Transport responded to the call.

The woman was sent to Ashe Memorial Hospital.

The Jefferson Post will update this article as more information is available.