Wausau police squad strikes 89-year-old pedestrian

WAUSAU(AP) -- Authorities say an elderly man is hospitalized in critical condition after he was struck by a police squad in Wausau.

Investigators say the 89-year-old man was walking in a lane of traffic when he was hit Tuesday, October 30th around 10:00 p.m. Squad video shows the car was going 24 miles-per-hour when the man was struck.

Officials say the man was dressed in dark clothing.

The officer driving the squad was not injured.