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Crash occurred outside Hermiston High School

Boy declined medical attention, driver cited for careless driving.

Published on March 15, 2017 10:29AM


Teen hit by car near high school on Tuesday

A 13-year-old boy sustained minor injuries but declined medical treatment after he was hit by a vehicle near Hermiston High School.

The incident occurred about 4:18 p.m. Tuesday at the intersection of South First Street and Highland Avenue.

The boy, a Hermiston resident, was crossing north on West Highland Avenue at the crosswalk, when he was struck by a vehicle driven by Rebecca Kruse, also of Hermiston, who was driving west on West Highland.

Kruse was issued a citation by the Hermiston Police Department for careless driving.

Hermiston Police did not release the name of the teen who was struck.



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