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Student recovering after being hit by car

Written by: Elan Waite

As of Wednesday evening ,the former Lady Blazer basketball player and current VSU student who was struck by a car was doing fairly well according to VSU’s Athletic Department. The student was hit on Monday in the crosswalk on Sustella Avenue, near the Campus Recreation Center.

The student was hit by a white 2006 Chevrolet Impala around 6:40 p.m. She suffered multiple injuries and was taken to South Georgia Medical Center immediately after the accident. On Monday, following the accident, officers from the Valdosta Police Department were seen interviewing the driver of the car involved in the incident. Captain Bobbi McGraw of the VPD told the Valdosta Daily Times that the Valdosta Police Department’s Traffic Unit is still investigating the incident. No charges have been officially fi led as of Tuesday. This incident is the second one this year where a student was struck by a vehicle near VSU’s campus. On Feb. 12, VSU student Lizzie Lohmar was struck by a truck driven by another VSU student. The student was charged with failure to yield at pedestrian crosswalk. Lohmar later succumbed to her injuries.

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