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Child recovering after being hit by car near crosswalk in Herriman

Posted at 10:05 AM, May 05, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-05 13:33:40-04

HERRIMAN, Utah — A child is recovering after being hit by a car near a crosswalk outside an elementary school in Herriman on Wednesday afternoon.

Herriman police said the 12-year-old was hit by a slow-moving car while crossing the street outside of Herriman Elementary School.

The child suffered head injuries and was taken to the hospital.

The circumstances leading up to the incident were being investigated.

This comes as communities in Salt Lake City, West Jordan, and Eagle Mountain are processing the aftermath of multiple crashes that resulted in fatalities of pedestrians this week. Including four children.

State leaders were scheduled to host a news conference Thursday afternoon to address the rash of recent deaths caused by reckless drivers.

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