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Benton woman injured after being hit by car in Wal-Mart parking lot

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BENTON- A local woman was hit and injured in the Benton Wal-Mart parking lot over the weekend. According to police reports, Barbara Scott, 57, of Benton, had turned left to go up aisle eight from the main thoroughfare.
It was at that time Scott said she passed by a vehicle attempting to pull out of a parking space. Scott told officers she placed her vehicle in reverse to back up and gave the other car room to back out. As she attempted to back up, Tina Blevins, 49, of Calvert City, was walking behind Scott’s vehicle. Blevins was walking away from the backing car and stated she did not see Scott. Blevins was struck from behind by the vehicle, which was estimated to have been traveling between five and 15 miles per hour. She was transported to Lourdes Hospital by Marshall County EMS for treatment of her injuries.