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Elderly man seriously hurt after being hit by backhoe while crossing Ogeechee Road

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Savannah-Chatham Metro police say a person was seriously injured Friday afternoon after being hit by a tractor on Ogeechee Road (Credit: MGN graphic)

Savannah-Chatham Metro police say an elderly man was seriously injured Friday afternoon after he was hit by a backhoe on Ogeechee Road.

The incident happened near the intersection of Westgate Boulevard at about 12:10 p.m.

Police say the man was not in a crosswalk when the crash happened.

The 88-year-old man was taken to the hospital. There's no word on his condition.

The SCMPD Traffic Investigation Unit is looking into the crash. No charges have been filed.