Pedestrian airlifted after being hit on Highway 16 near Lincoln County

Photo via Denver Fire Department 

A pedestrian was struck Wednesday morning on Highway 16 Business near Lincoln County.

Business 16 and Denver between Grassy Creek Road and Catawba County is now open, according to Denver Fire Department.

The pedestrian was taken by a chopper to CMC with life threatening injuries.

We will update this story as more information becomes available.