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Arrest made in hit-and-run that seriously injured Elder HS teacher

The hit-skip happened during a community cleanup event (FOX19 NOW) The hit-skip happened during a community cleanup event (FOX19 NOW)
(Courtesy of Elderhs.org) (Courtesy of Elderhs.org)
Kayla Wilson Kayla Wilson
CINCINNATI (FOX19) -

The community is rallying around a veteran teacher at Elder High School hurt in a hit-skip while volunteering at a school event over the weekend.

Kayla Wilson hit Mark Klusman at Warsaw and Wilder avenues in East Price Hill around 11:20 a.m. Saturday, according to Cincinnati police.

Police said Wilson was operating her vehicle while under the influence of marijuana at an excessive speed, and struck Klusman and a parked vehicle.  

Klusman, a computer science teacher, was leading a community cleanup with students, an alumni Facebook page reports.

He is in the ICU at University of Cincinnati Medical Center, the page states: "We ask for your prayers immediately."

He is in critical but stable condition, according to a UC spokesperson. 

Wilson was arrested on Tuesday by the Cincinnati Police Traffic Unit for causing this crash.

The Traffic Unit is continuing the investigation and any witnesses to this crash are asked to contact the Cincinnati Police Department’s Traffic Unit at 513-352-2514.

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