Police: 13-year-old struck by vehicle in OTR

Police: 13-year-old struck by vehicle in OTR
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CINCINNATI (FOX19) - A 13-year-old student is expected to recover after she was struck by a vehicle as she walked to school Tuesday morning, authorities said.

The student was struck by a vehicle in Over-the-Rhine and taken to a hospital Tuesday morning, authorities said.

Officers responded to 14th Street and Central Parkway about 8:15 a.m. to investigate an auto accident involving a pedestrian struck, according to Cincinnati police.

The teen crossed against the traffic signal, they said.

She has non-life-threatening injuries but was transported to Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center for evaluation, according to Lt. Steve Saunders, police spokesman.

The driver remained on scene and cooperated with the investigation, he said.

The driver was traveling 20 mph in the school zone, according to a spokeswoman for Cincinnati Public Schools.

The student attends Taft Information Technology High School, she said.

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