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Child hit in crosswalk in Needles

November 22, 2018 GMT

NEEDLES — A child walking home from school was hit by a car in a crosswalk in Needles Wednesday afternoon. The student was walking along J Street, between near Nikki Bunch-Franz Flowers Park and the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station. It wasn’t clear how fast the vehicle was driving when it struck the pedestrian. Needles City Manager Rick Daniels told ZachNews photojournalist Zachary A. Lopez the child’s injuries did not appear to be life threatening.

— Staff reports