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Man cited for striking pedestrian

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William L. Forster, 62, of Marion, was cited for failing to yield right of way at a crosswalk after his pickup truck hit Anthony J. Sims, 21, of Bellefontaine, around 6 a.m. Tuesday at Main Street and Grove Avenue.

Officers of the Bellefontaine Police Department report Mr. Sims was walking north toward his place of work when Mr. Forster attempted to turn his southbound pickup westward on Grove.

Mr. Sims was hit and knocked to the ground. He complained of pain in his hip and ribs and there was a visible scrape on his nose.

He refused medical attention from the Bellefontaine Fire and EMS Department.


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Pedestrian hit in accident

William L. Forster, 62, of Marion, was cited for failing to yield right of way at a crosswalk after his pickup truck hit Anthony J. Sims, 21, of Bellefontaine, around 6 a.m. Tuesday at Main Street and Grove Avenue.

Officers of the Bellefontaine Police Department report Mr. Sims was walking north toward his place of work when Mr. Forster attempted to turn his southbound pickup westward on Grove.

Mr. Sims was hit and knocked to the ground. He complained of pain in his hip and ribs and there was a visible scrape on his nose.

He refused medical attention from the Bellefontaine Fire & EMS Department.

 


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