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(KSL News) -- A University of Utah student from Page, Arizona is fighting for her life.

Nikaysa Clark was hit by a car last night while crossing the street in a busy crosswalk. Authorities are still investigating the accident, but they believe the lights were working properly and Clark crossed when she shouldn't have, on a flashing red light.

Officers say it was dark and the driver was not speeding.

Clark was rushed to the emergency room in extremely critical condition, with several broken bones and head trauma.

Sgt. Kent Curtis, University of Utah Police: "We typically don't get many, but ¶SOT Sgt. Kent Curtis: "We typically don't get many auto-pedestrian accidents of this severity. We do get people bumped on occasion, but not to this degree."

Clark was walking with someone else at the time, but that person wasn't hit.

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