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Woman In Wheelchair Injured After Being Hit By Vehicle

Posted On January 29, 2016

By Travis Thayer

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(Florence, Ky.) – A women was injured after being struck by a vehicle early Thursday morning in Florence.

Police say Rebecca Fischer, 52, was traveling to the Speedway gas station in a motorized wheelchair around 6:30 a.m. when a passing motorist hit her. The accident occurred while Fischer was attempting to cross U.S. 42 near Ewing Boulevard.

Fischer was taken to University of Cincinnati Medical Center with a serious leg injury.

Police say it remains unclear if Fischer was in the crosswalk or not at time of the collision.

The accident remains under investigation.