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JAMES QUIGG, DAILY PRESS
INVESTIGATION: Members of the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department's Major Accident Investigation Team inspect a sheriff's vehicle that a sergeant from the Victor Valley station was driving when he struck a child at Adelanto Elementary School in Adelanto on Wednesday.

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Student hit by sheriff's patrol vehicle

Adelanto boy sustains minor injuries

ADELANTO • An elementary school student suffered minor injuries Wednesday morning when he was struck by a patrol unit in front of Adelanto Elementary School, San Bernardino County Sheriff's officials said.

At approximately 8:57 a.m., Nessia Fountain, 28, of Adelanto, was traveling south in the 17000 block of Jonathan Street when she stopped in the roadway to allow her son to exit the vehicle.

According to San Bernardino County Sheriff's spokeswoman Jodi Miller, Sgt. Wendell Anderson was driving a Chevy Tahoe sheriff's unit north on Jonathan Avenue when the boy ran across the lanes in front of his vehicle.

The boy was struck by the left front corner of the patrol unit and was knocked to the ground, according to sheriff's press release. The boy was transported to Victor Valley Community Hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

According to the news release, several witnesses say Anderson was traveling approximately 4 to 6 miles per hour.

The accident is being investigated by the Sheriff ’s Department’s Major Accident Investigation Team. Anyone with information is asked to call Deputy Jeff Wetmore or Deputy Darrell Holland at (760) 241-2911.

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