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Student Jogger Taken to Trauma Center After Car Collision

A female Penn State student was taken to a nearby trauma center this morning after being hit by a car on Atherton Street.

Here’s how State College Police described the incident in a release this morning:

At 9:45 this morning the State College Police responded to a crash at the intersection of N. Atherton St. and W. Park Avenue. Preliminary investigation indicates that a female jogger was eastbound and ran into the path of a Ford F250 which was traveling southbound on Atherton St. The female was taken to Mount Nittany Medical Center and then flown to a nearby trauma center.

Per the investigation, the jogger was crossing the busy T-intersection into campus by the Nittany Lion Inn.

The severity of the injuries are unknown at this time, and her name is being withheld from the public at the moment. We’ll have more information as it becomes available. Our thoughts go out to the student’s family and we’re hopeful for a speedy recovery.

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Kevin Horne

Kevin Horne was the editor of Onward State from 2012-2014 and currently holds the position of Managing Editor Emeritus, which is a fake title he made up. He graduated from Penn State with degrees journalism and political science in 2014 and is currently seeking his J.D. at the Penn State Dickinson School of Law. A third generation Penn Stater from Williamsport, Pa., Kevin is also the president of the graduate student government. Email: [email protected]

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