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91-Year-old woman charged after hitting Davidson County deputy outside Churchland Elementary School

Troopers charged 91-year-old Dorothy Walser with failure to reduce speed.

LEXINGTON, N.C. — Highway Patrol says a 91-year-old woman was charged after hitting a Davidson County Sheriff's Deputy with her car on Monday morning. 

Troopers say the accident happened around 7:30 a.m. on Highway 150 in front of Churchland Elementary School. The deputy was conducting school traffic when Dorothy Walser hit him with her car. The deputy was transported to Wake Forest Baptist with serious injuries but is expected to be okay, according to the sheriff's office. 

“We hate to see any law enforcement officer get hurt in the line of duty,” said Trooper Ned Moultrie, NCSHP. “We wish the deputy well and a full recovery.”

Highway Patrol says Walser was charged with failure to reduce speed. 


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