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Child Struck By Vehicle

November 9th, 2013 by WCBC Radio

On Friday November 8, 2013, at 6:26 pm, Cumberland City Police Officers along with members of the Cumberland City Fire Department responded to the area of Arch Street and East Oldtown Road in reference to a child that was struck by a vehicle.  Upon arrival ambulance tended to the child that sustained a foot injury.  Officers made contact with Nicole Bright, age 29 of Cumberland, who was driver of the vehicle.  Investigation revealed that while Bright was travelling on Oldtown Road the child attempted to across the street and ran in front of Bright’s vehicle.  Bright was unable to stop in time and struck the child.  The child was transported to the Western Maryland Regional Center for a foot injury.  A check of Bright’s driving status revealed that her driver’s license was suspended in Maryland.  Bright was issued a traffic citation and released pending trial at the Allegany County District Court.  The vehicle was released to a valid driver

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