Pedestrian hit while crossing non-lighted portion of Highway 50 in Cañon City

CAÑON CITY, Colo. — A pedestrian was hit while crossing a non-lighted portion of Highway 50 in Cañon City Saturday night.

Police said it happened around 9 p.m. on Highway 50 near The Abbey winery. The man, 51-year-old Shawn Poindexter, was crossing a part of the highway that wasn’t designed for pedestrians to cross.

He was taken to St. Thomas More Hospital. There’s no word on his condition.

The driver of the pickup truck that hit Poindexter immediately stopped to help and called 911. Police said the driver was not impaired.

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