Crossing Guard Hit By Pickup Truck

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MME041The crossing guard stationed near FN Brown Elementary School was hit yesterday around 1 pm as he concluded his shift crossing students and parents leaving school early due to the snow storm. According to Police Chief Doug Huber, the guard, whose name he could not specify due to medical privacy regulations, was crossing the street to go to his car when a pickup truck slid in the snow and hit him, knocking him down. The guard, who is in his ’60’s, was taken to University Hospital in Newark with a fractured hip. Further details were not available.

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Julia Martin Langan
Julia Martin Langanhttps://myveronanj.com
Julia Martin Langan moved to Verona in 1989. A long-time journalist, she has been on the staff of Money, Sports Illustrated, Bride’s and Redbook magazines. Her articles on health and parenting appear in a variety of national publications, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Newsday, Parents, Good Housekeeping, Harper’s Bazaar, Self and Family Circle. She and her husband Greg have three school-aged children, and are members of Our Lady of the Lake Church. You can reach Julia at [email protected].

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