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A pedestrian was struck by a commercial vehicle Tuesday in Montebello and hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

Traffic was backed up in the area of the accident at Garfield Avenue and Whittier Boulevard early Tuesday afternoon, the Montebello Police Department reported.

The person, whose name and age were not immediately released, was taken to a hospital for treatment.

Traffic was routed away from the area while an investigation was conducted. No further details about the type of vehicle, the driver or the circumstances of the incident were available from authorities.

— City News Service

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