Man struck with vehicle while walking in traffic

Jan 10, 2015 1:09 PM by News Staff

A man was transported to Enloe Medical Center late Friday after he was struck by an oncoming vehicle.

Kurtis Beatham, 54, was reported as walking in the wrong direction down middle of a lane on the Skyway when Robert Walker, 70, hit Beatham with his vehicle.

First responders found Beatham conscious but complaining of pain in his legs and hips. Beatham was wearing dark clothing and is also suspected of being intoxicated during the accident.

A second motorist confirmed the account of the incident who reported almost striking him moments before.

Beatham's injuries do not appear to be life threatening.


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