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updated: 12/4/2012 3:22 PM

Pedestrian critically injured in Wheaton accident

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Daily Herald report

A Carol Stream woman who was hit by a vehicle while crossing Geneva Road in Wheaton remained hospitalized Tuesday in critical condition, police said.

Barbara Jean Meagher, 52, was struck about 3:30 p.m. Monday as she walked south across the 300 block of East Geneva Road from the entrance to a Home Depot parking lot, according to a news release.

Police said an eastbound vehicle being driven in the curb lane struck Meagher, who was taken to Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield and subsequently flown to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood. She remained in critical condition Tuesday, and the accident was under investigation, authorities said.

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