84-year-old Vermont man struck, injured by pickup truck

Bernard Corliss, 84, of East Montpelier, was walking along the road when he was struck by a pickup truck driven by Barbara Noordsij, 59, of Calais.

EAST MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Authorities in Vermont say an 84-year-old man was seriously injured when he was struck by a truck.

WCAX-TV reports Bernard Corliss was hospitalized Thursday afternoon after being hit in East Montpelier. Police say the East Montpelier man was walking along the road when he was struck by a pickup truck driven by 59-year-old Barbara Noordsij, of Calais.

Authorities say Noorsdij tried to swerve but couldn’t avoid hitting Corliss.

Corliss was airlifted to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center where he’s listed in stable condition.

No further details were immediately available.

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Information from: WCAX-TV, http://www.wcax.com

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