A 39-year-old Roseburg man realized he hit a pedestrian after hearing a "thud," according to police.

At approximately 8 a.m. Tuesday morning, Daniel Ashby was turning onto Northwest Edenbower Blvd. in his black Ford F-350 from Northwest Broad Street while Valerie Owens, of Roseburg, was on the sidewalk.

Ashby told police Owens waved him through the intersection, but after he checked for oncoming traffic one last time and started to drive through the intersection, he heard a thud.

At that point, Ashby told police he stopped and saw Owens on the ground before he got out to help.

Owens was taken to Mercy Medical Center and was listed in good condition as of Wednesday morning.

Saphara Harrell can be reached at 541-957-4216 or sharrell@nrtoday.com. Or on Twitter @daisysaphara.

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Saphara Harrell is the crime and natural resources reporter for The News-Review. She previously worked at The World in Coos Bay. Follow her on Twitter @daisysaphara.

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just me

black Ford F-350 very important detail. if it was a white honda would have been different

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