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Visalia woman critical after she’s hit by car crossing street

One woman was severely injured Saturday night in Tulare County when she was struck by a 1995 Chevy Caprice.

The driver of the vehicle, Walter Hennies, 60, of Visalia, was driving west on Goshen Avenue, west of Atwood Court around 8:40 p.m. when he struck a woman pedestrian who was crossing the street.

The victim, identified as Barbara Risenhoover, 54, also of Visalia, was rushed to Kaweah Delta Medical Center with severe injuries. She was listed in serious condition.

The cause of the collision is still under investigation.

Megan Ginise: 559-441-6614

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