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Runner Struck by Vehicle in West Hartford on Sunday

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A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle while running on Fern Street Sunday morning.

By Ronni Newton

The West Hartford Police Department’s Accident Reconstruction Team is continuing to investigate an incident that took place Sunday morning involving a female who was struct by a motor vehicle while running.

According to Capt. Eric Rocheleau, an adult female was jogging on Fern Street near North Main Street when she was struck by a car. The incident was reported at 10:38 a.m.

Police said the driver of the vehicle remained at the scene.

The woman sustained injuries, which were determined to be non-life-threatening, and she was transported to a local hospital by ambulance for treatment, Rocheleau said.

The road was temporarily closed but has since reopened, police said.

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