Pedestrian Hit On Richland Avenue

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Athens Messenger staff reports

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Updated Tue, Sep 2, 2014 4:11 pm

A woman was taken to the hospital after being hit by an SUV while crossing Richland Avenue near Porter Hall.

A woman was reportedly hit by an SUV while crossing at about 10:45 a.m. Tuesday. The incident was originally called a hit-and-run by police, but at the scene officials said they were talking with the driver.

Neither the name nor the condition of the woman was released by police.

It was unclear what led to the crash or if charges were being considered for the driver of the vehicle. Witnesses at the scene said classes were changing at the time of the incident, causing a large crowd to be crossing at the intersection.

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