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Pedestrian struck by vehicle on W. Washington St.

July 25, 2011
  • Community Rescue Service personnel and others tend to a man who was struck by a vehicle at the intersection of West Washington Street and Rochester Place on Monday afternoon.
By Dan Dearth/Staff Writer

HAGERSTOWN — West Washington Street near Public Square in Hagerstown was closed to traffic for a short time Monday afternoon while police helped a man who was struck by a car.

Police Chief Arthur Smith said the man, Robert Masser, 26, of 19 N. Locust St., was taken to Meritus Medical Center east of Hagerstown to be treated for injuries that didn’t appear to be serious.

“He’s got some pain and abrasions,” Smith said. “It’s nothing life-threatening.”

Smith said the driver of the car, Elizabeth Champigny, of West Washington Street, was taken to Meritus Medical Center because she was upset.

Officers were at the scene of the accident from about 2:10 to 3:25 p.m., a Washington County Emergency Services supervisor said.

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