Two Children Hit by Car

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Authorities in Vernon say two children were hit by a car as they crossed the street Saturday.

    According to police, 50-year-old Kristopher Hansen of Vernon was driving southbound on West Street when he struck the two children. The incident happened just after 5 p.m.

    A 9 year-old child was transported to Connecticut Children's Medical Center with unknown injuries. Police said the second child suffered minor injuries. The identity of the children are not being released.

    An accident reconstruction team is investigating.

    Anyone who witnessed the accident is asked to contact Officer Aaron Grechko at 860-872-9126.