Tow truck hits pedestrian in Person County

June 2, 2012 7:35:25 PM PDT
A man was injured after being sideswiped by a tow truck in Person County early Saturday morning.

The Highway Patrol said the man was arguing with another person who was inside a car parked on the side of Highway 501. The man stepped into the roadway, and the truck was passing by and struck him.

The victim suffered several broken bones, including a broken pelvis. He was taken to Duke Hospital.

Officials have not released the victim's name.

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