Student struck, killed in accident
The Cheltenham High School was in Pourning :HdnHsdDy DftHr OHDrning that a freshman at the high school wDs fDtDOOy struFk by D vHhiFOH whiOH on thH wDy to hHr sFhooO bus stoS.
7hH 14-yHDr-oOd girO, idHntifiHd by thH school’s website as Dajanique Brown5ogHrs, wDs struFk by D vHhiFOH Dround 6:50 a.m. Oct. 17 at the intersection of 1Hw 6HFond 6trHHt Dnd CODrion AvHnuH, DFFording to ChHOtHnhDP SoOiFH. 6hH wDs hit by onH FDr thDt thrHw hHr in front of D sHFond FDr, SoOiFH sDid.
6hH wDs trDnsSortHd to AObHrt EinstHin 0HdiF7rDuPD CHntHr, whHrH shH suFFuPbHd to hHr injuriHs, SoOiFH sDid.
The girl was attempting to cross 1Hw 6HFond to gHt to hHr sFhooO bus stoS whHn shH wDs struFk, SoOiFH sDid. ,t wDs bHOiHvHd thDt DDjDniTuH wDs thH first studHnt on hHr bus in thH Pornings, SoOiFH sDid.
7hH drivHrs of both vHhiFOHs iPPHdiDtHOy stoSSHd Dt thH sFHnH Dnd Dnd witnHssHs rHndHrHd DssistDnFH, SoOiFH sDid.
7hHrH is no trDffiF Oight whHrH thH girO wDs Frossing Dnd thH strHtFh of 1Hw 6HFond bHtwHHn CovHntry AvHnuH Dnd 2Dk /DnH 5oDd is not wHOOOit, SoOiFH sDid.
7hH DFFidHnt is stiOO undHr invHstigDtion by thH ChHOtHnhDP SoOiFH highwDy sDfHty unit Dnd DnyonH with DdditionDO inforPDtion is DskHd to call the police at 215-885-1600.
ChHOtHnhDP High 6FhooO studHnts wHrH toOd of thH DFFidHnt Dround 10:45 D.P. with distriFt FounsHOors, high sFhooO DdPinistrDtors Dnd dHSDrtPHnt FoordinDtors going to HDFh hoPHrooP to dHOivHr thH trDgiF nHws, DFFording to D PHssDgH SostHd by distriFt 6uSHrintHndHnt Dr. Darlene Davis on the high school’s website.
AOO of thH distriFt’s FounsHOors, sFhooO SsyFhoOogists Dnd HvHryonH DffiOiDtHd with SuSiO sHrviFHs wHrH bHing PDdH DvDiODbOH Dt thH high sFhooO “to dHOivHr DSSroSriDtH individuDO Dnd grouS griHf FounsHOing,” DFFording to thH PHssDgH.
“:H, Ds D distriFt, wiOO do HvHrything in our SowHr to fuOOy Dssist thH Brown-5ogHrs fDPiOy Dnd wiOO FontinuH to SrovidH HPotionDO suSSort to DOO PHPbHrs of our distriFt during this vHry diffiFuOt tiPH,” DDvis sDid in the message.