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Pokemon Go player almost hit by driver also playing Pokemon Go

Police in Innisfil say the driver admitted to playing the popular mobile game when they nearly struck the woman early Tuesday morning.

Police in Innisfil, Ont., say the driver admitted to playing the game when she nearly struck a woman

Police say a person playing Pokemon Go while driving in Innisfil, Ont. nearly struck a woman who was also playing Pokemon Go, early Tuesday morning. (THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Police say a woman playing Pokemon Go in a parking lot north of Toronto was nearly hit by a driver who was also playing the wildly popular smartphone app.

Police in Innisfil, Ont., say the woman called to report the near crash around 2 a.m. Tuesday.

They say that as officers were interviewing the woman, the driver returned and admitted to playing the game at the wheel.

Investigators say the driver couldn't be charged because no collision occurred, but they are urging players to be careful.

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