A woman was hit by a car as she allegedly crossed the street with a no crossing sign around 2:45 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of East 21st Street and South Virginia Street, according to a Hopkinsville police report.

Mary Mankopf, 64, Hopkinsville, was walking north on South Virginia Street while Johnny Kelly, 60, Hopkinsville, was driving south on South Virginia Street making a left turn onto East 21st Street.

As Kelly turned, he told police that he had a green turning arrow and began turning and did not see Mankopf crossing the street before striking her with his vehicle.

Mankopf was transported to Jennie Stuart Medical Center for her injuries and later told officers that she thought she had time to cross and did. She also said Kelly's light was red.

However, the report states that with the direction she was walking and facing she could not have seen Kelly's light.

A witness who was driving behind Kelly also told officers he had a green light to turn. The report stated the crosswalk also has a pedestrian walking light and determined that at no time did the sign allow pedestrians to cross while there was a green left turn light.

Woman rear ends driver at the intersection of Fort Campbell Blvd. and Clinic Drive

A woman rear ended another woman around 3:45 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of Fort Campbell Boulevard and Clinic Drive, sending one of the drivers to the hospital, according to a Hopkinsville police report.

Nina Futtrell, 66, Cadiz, was driving north on Fort Campbell Boulevard approaching the intersection when the light turned yellow. Denise Smith, 56, Hopkinsville, was driving directly behind Futtrell.

Upon seeing the yellow light, Futtrell stopped at the intersection. Smith told officers she saw Futtrell stop and didn't have enough time to stop and rear ended Futtrell.

Futtrell was transported to Jennie Stuart Medical Center for her injuries. Smith did not complain of any injuries.

This information was obtained through police, police reports or the Christian County Jail. Readers are reminded that a charge is only an accusation and everyone is entitled to the presumption of innocence until proven guilty in a court of law.

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