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Hughson crash gives junior high girl minor injuries

A 13-year-old junior high school student went to the hospital Monday morning after she was struck by a car while walking to school in Hughson. Her injuries were reported as minor.

The crash occurred at 7:37 a.m. when the victim, crossing Hughson Avenue while northbound on Seventh Street, was struck by the car moving at a slow speed, confirmed Hughson Police Chief Larry Seymour. The car was in the process of turning onto eastbound Hughson Avenue at the time.

It was raining at the time of the crash and reportedly involved a high school student driver.