Update: Pedestrian hit outside Paragould Walmart escapes serious injury

PARAGOULD, AR (KAIT) – Paragould police say an 82-year-old man was taken to the hospital following an incident at Walmart.

Corporal Jack Hailey told Region 8 News that 82-year-old Gerald Bosacker was walking across the parking lot when a car driven by Jacqulyn Wade, 18, hit his shopping cart.

The impact threw Bosacker to the ground.

Even though the vehicle never struck Bosacker, Corp. Hailey said the man was taken to Arkansas Methodist Medical Center to be checked out.

The incident happened around 1:25 Monday afternoon.

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