Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle in Crosswalk
Holly Santos transported to hospital, later released.
At 9:04 p.m. Friday night, Norton Police and Fire Departments responded to the intersection of E. Main Street and Howard Street for a report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle in the crosswalk.
Holly Santos, 20, of Fall River, was struck by a vehicle operated by John Deschenes, 32, of N. Easton, while attempting to cross East Main Street at the crosswalk in front of Wheaton College. Santos was transported to Rhode Island Hospital by the Norton Fire Department and was later released.
Santos is not a student of Wheaton College, but was visiting.
Deschenes was cited for a crosswalk violation. The incident is under investigation by Patrolman Scott Sweeting.