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A man was taken to a hospital with serious injuries after being hit by a van on Tucson's east side Wednesday evening.

Shortly before 6 p.m., officers were dispatched to Broadway Boulevard and Jessica Avenue for a pedestrian struck by a vehicle.

Broadway from Jessica Avenue to Kolb Road was reopened by officers at 7:45 p.m., police said.

No further information has been released.

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Shaq is a public safety reporter and the Road Runner columnist, keeping readers up to date on transportation news. In 2017, he started as an apprentice and later worked part-time until graduating from the UA and being offered a full-time position in 2018.