Pedestrian, 85, dies after being hit by car

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A pedestrian was killed after being struck by a car Monday.

The accident happened in the 7900 block of Hague Road, near just before 6 p.m.

Police said 85-year-old John Ferguson was attempting to cross Hague Road when a southbound driver hit him. Ferguson was pronounced dead at the scene.

In a public police report, both the involved driver and witnesses told police they saw Ferguson “dart” into the southbound lanes.

Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in this crash. Speed is also not believed to be a factor.

The driver was taken to Wishard Hospital for a blood draw as is standard protocol in all fatal accidents.

The accident remains under investigation.