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Fall River crossing guard hit by vehicle Friday morning



Fall River personnel responded to a crossing guard being hit by a vehicle Friday morning.

According to Sergeant J.T. Hoar, at approximately 7:30 a,m,, a motor vehicle operated by a 68 year old male was travelling east on President Avenue and began turning north on to D’Ambrosio Way which is the road that runs behind Morton Middle School.

A 57 year old school crossing guard was in the crosswalk assisting children with crossing the roadway when the operator struck the crossing guard at a low speed causing him to fall backward.

The victim was transported to Rhode Island Hospital with minor non-life threatening injuries.

Hoar stated that the operator was cited for the infraction and no criminal charges were issued after the investigation.

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  1. jo-ann dapic

    June 3, 2019 at 4:04 pm

    thank god he is going to be ok and thank god no children or anyone else got hit too. god bless him. amen.

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