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Elderly Kent Driver Strikes Woman, Hospitalizes Her

A 20-year-old Fairview Park woman was taken to Robinson Memorial Hospital Tuesday after rolling off the hood of a moving car.

A 20-year-old Fairview Park woman was hospitalized at 12:09 p.m. Tuesday after being struck by an elderly driver on Summit Street.

According to Kent Police Lt. Jim Prusha, the 71-year-old Kent woman was driving eastbound on Summit and hit the young woman while turning into the Hickory Mills Apartments.

The woman was taken to Robinson Memorial Hospital and suffered what appeared to be minor injuries, according to the Kent Fire Department.

"The accident is under investigation until (a Kent police) officer is able to speak with the pedestrian," said Prusha.

The Omnipotent Sponge - Soak it up! March 02, 2013 at 01:55 PM
And if you didn't know: 4511.51 Hitching of Rides Soliciting a ride from the driver of any vehicle while on a roadway outside a safety zone is forbidden. Standing on a highway to solicit business or contributions is also forbidden. A person shall not hang onto or ride on the outside or the rear end of any motor vehicle moving on a roadway. Drivers of trucks, trailers, or semi trailers shall not permit persons under age 16 to ride in an open cargo area that travels more than 25 miles per hour. Drivers shall not permit any person, other than workers performing maintenance or construction duties, to ride in the cargo storage area or on a tailgate while the tailgate is unlatched.
The Omnipotent Sponge - Soak it up! March 02, 2013 at 01:56 PM
* These laws do not relieve the operator of a vehicle from exercising due care to avoid colliding with any pedestrian upon any roadway.
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