Student struck while crossing road in Hartland

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On Monday, Dec. 16, 2019, at approximately 2:45 p.m., deputies with the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a vehicle-versus-pedestrian injury accident near 3250 Hartland Road, Ore Creek Middle School, in Hartland Township.

The investigation revealed a 12-year-old student was crossing the road in the crosswalk between two stopped buses in the northbound lane. As the student crossed the southbound lane of travel, they crossed in front of a grey 2009 Chevrolet Colorado driven by a Howell woman. The driver of the Colorado was unable to stop and struck the student. The student sustained non-life threatening injuries and was transported to the University of Michigan Hospital by Livingston County EMS.

The student was found at fault, and no tickets were issued.

Deputies were assisted on scene by the Hartland Deerfield Fire Authority and Livingston County EMS.

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