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Pedestrian airlifted following crash

Staff Reports

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – About noon Monday, a CALSTAR emergency medical helicopter crew flew a 49-year-old man to Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno after he was struck crossing Lake Tahoe Boulevard.

The man, a resident of Garden Grove, Calif., was walking north across the 2700 block of Lake Tahoe Boulevard when he was struck by an eastbound vehicle traveling in the center lane, said South Lake Tahoe Police Lt. David Stevenson. The man sustained injuries including a cut on his nose. His condition is unknown.

The driver of the vehicle, a 39-year-old South Lake Tahoe man, was cited for driving for more than 200 feet in a center lane. He was released at the scene.