Students hit by car, driver cited

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Two students were injured after being hit by a car Friday morning in Odessa. 

Odessa Police officials say around 7:43 a.m. officers were called to Dowling Elementary, 1510 E. 17th Street, about the crash.

While investigating, officers learned that a 7-year-old boy and a 11-year-old girl were struck by a vehicle while crossing the road in a cross walk, according to a release from police.

Both were taken to Medical Center Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police say the driver of the vehicle has been cited for failure to yield the right of way at a cross walk.


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