Pedestrian Hit by a Car Near Sunnyside

A pedestrian is recovering after being hit by a car in Sunnyside.

It happened at 8PM last night at Yakima Valley Highway and 4th Street.  According to the Washington State Patrol, 77 year old Jose Ochoa of Sunnyside walked across the highway and was struck by 25 year old Maria Sanchez Santana of Grandview.

Ochoa was transported to a hospital.  Sanchez Santana was not hurt.

It's unknown if drugs or alcohol were involved.  Ochoa was cited for failure to yield the right of way vehicle.