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Girl saw grandpa, forgot to look both ways before crash outside school

Posted January 26

A 12-year-old boy was hit by a car Thursday afternoon near Daniels Middle School in Raleigh. The child had minor injuries, police said, and he is expected to be fine.
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— A 12-year-old girl was hit by a car Thursday afternoon near Daniels Middle School in Raleigh. The child had minor injuries, police said, and she is expected to be fine.

Police said the girl was crossing the street near the intersection of Oberlin Road and Wayland Drive just after 3 p.m.

According to a wreck report, there is a marked crosswalk with an on-duty crossing guard about 100 feet away from where the car struck the girl.

The girl told police that she saw her grandfather and did not look both ways before crossing the street, according to the wreck report.

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  • Karen Orndorff Jan 26, 4:12 p.m.
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    Proofread, girl and he used in the same story.