Police investigating after man steps into traffic, hit by car in Des Moines

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DES MOINES — A 45-year-old Des Moines stepped into traffic and was hit by a vehicle at University and Easton Boulevard Wednesday night.

After examining the scene and speaking to witnesses, police say that the man had just exited a DART bus when he walked in front of the bus and then continued into the street where he was hit by an oncoming vehicle.

The man was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries. He is being treated for them now and is expected to survive.

The Des Moines Police Department Traffic Unit will continue to investigate the scene.

Local 5 will bring you more information as it is released.

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