Sunlight blamed after crossing guard struck by pickup - WNEM TV 5

Sunlight blamed after crossing guard struck by pickup

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A crossing guard is being treated for injuries following a morning accident in Harrison on Monday.

Emergency responders and police were called to Main and Broad streets around 8 a.m. after the crossing guard was stuck by a pickup truck.

Clare Police Chief Dwayne Miedzianowski said 77-year-old Jack Morrison, of Harrison, was trying to stop traffic when the pickup struck him.

The driver of the pickup, 51-year-old Van Harrison, also of Harrison, told authorities he did not see Morrison due to the sun obstruction his vision.

Authorities said Morrison was taken to Mid-Michigan Medical Center-Gladwin by MMR ambulance for treatment. The extent of his injuries is unknown. 

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