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Woman hit by car, driver arrested for DWI

A man is facing serious charges after hitting a woman who was crossing the street.

It happened just around 12 a.m. Saturday near Highway 90 and 36th Street.

According to police, the woman was leaving a bar to buy cigarettes at a store across the street when she was hit by a car.

The driver stopped to help the woman, but was arrested for driving while intoxicated.

The woman was taken to a local hospital.