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2 teens hit by car in crosswalk near school

November 7, 2011 | 10:16 am

2 teens hit by car in Covina
Two teenagers were severely injured Monday when they were struck by a car in a crosswalk near a Covina high school, officials said.

The two 14-year-olds were hit shortly before 7 a.m. Monday by a Honda Civic driving south on Lark Ellen Avenue about 30 mph, the California Highway Patrol said.

The driver was a woman about 30 years old, who told investigators she didn't see the teens, who were walking near Gladstone High School in Covina, CHP officials said.

The blunt-force injuries were severe enough to require both children to be flown by helicopter to Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center, offiicals said.

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Photo: The two injured teens are flown to Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center. Credit: KTLA News

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