Teen Girl Hit By Car, Driver Thought She Was A Deer

Posted at 4:18 PM, Dec 10, 2012
and last updated 2013-02-20 12:48:37-05

MUSKEGON, Mich. – A Reeths-Puffer High School student was struck by a car mirror, the drivers thought they hit a deer.

The 16-year-old girl was struck Monday morning standing near a bus stop when she was knocked down.

The girl was rushed to the hospital for surgery.

Police say a 42-year-old driver from Fruitland Township initially left the scene but returned after realizing a young girl was hit.