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Crossing guard hit on Second Street

A school crossing guard was struck by a vehicle while helping a child cross the intersection of Second Street and St. Croix Street on the afternoon of Monday, May 1.

A beige pickup truck driven by Molly Greene was making a left turn on Second Street when the passenger side of the vehicle struck Vickie Rasmussen as she was a few feet into the crosswalk, according to the crash report. Eyewitness statements said the impact sent the victim back off the street.

Rasmussen was transported to Regions Hospital in St. Paul with a suspected serious injury, and has since been released.

According to the report, no citation has been issued at this time.

The intersection where the accident occurred has a painted crosswalk and flashing lights.

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Rebecca Mariscal

Rebecca Mariscal joined the Hudson Star Observer as a reporter in 2016. She graduated from the University of St. Thomas with a degree in communication and journalism. 

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