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Senior Driver Hit Crossing Guard in Cranford Car Collision

Union County Cranford

Cranford Officials said an 86-year-old driver struck a crossing guard with a car near Walnut Avenue School.

Around 8 am Thursday, a 2003 Cadillac collided with the crossing guard standing in the crosswalk, according to reports. When the crash occurred, the crossing guard had halted traffic for a student.

Police say that the crossing guard wore a traffic vest and held a "stop" paddle.

According to officials, police identified the driver as a Union County resident. The driver's name has not been released, but charges were pending.