Woman cited in pedestrian strike outside high school

Female student, 15, flown to Dayton with injuries.

A 19-year-old woman has been cited for reportedly hitting a Franklin High School student today, said Franklin police Chief Russ Whitman.

Sharda Magroo of Franklin was cited for excessive speeding, Whitman said in a release.

Just after 7 a.m. today, police and fire were called to the high school for a pedestrian hit by a vehicle.

It was a 15-year-old female student that was crossing East Fourth Street from the north and was hit by an eastbound 2007 Audi 80 LS, Whitman said. The student was not in a cross walk.

The student was taken to Atrium Medical Center and then flown to Dayton Children’s Hospital. Her condition is unknown.

Anyone with information on this crash is asked to contact Detective Steve Figliola at Franklin police at 937-746-2882.

FIRST REPORT

A Franklin High School student was hospitalized after being struck by a vehicle earlier today.

The incident occurred at 7:09 a.m. just outside the school at 750 East 4th St., according to dispatchers.

The girl was taken by ambulance to Atrium Medical Center to be treated for non life-threatening injuries.

There’s no word yet who was at fault or if the vehicle’s driver will be cited.

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