A Rutherford County School Crossing Guard was struck by a motorist Monday morning in front of LaVergne Primary School. The incident occurred on Stones River Road. Joanne Hunter was transported to StoneCrest Medical Center in Smyrna with non life threatening injuries.
Kathy Tyson, the LaVergne Public Information Officer, told WGNS that 27-year old Tabitha O’Connor was cited for careless driving after the mishap. We are told that the crossing guard is doing fine and a full recovery is anticipated.