A Register newspaper carrier escaped serious injuries after she was struck by a car while delivering papers on the Iolan square downtown Monday afternoon.
A vehicle driven by Scott Frey, 47, Emporia, struck Judith Branstetter, 19, as she attempted to cross Jackson Aveue on the west side of Jefferson Avenue at 1:47 p.m., according to Iola Police Lt. Steve Womack.
Frey was driving westbound when he stopped at a stop sign at Jefferson, then proceeded through the intersection and struck Branstetter, Womack said.
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