Marshfield: Girl struck by car while skateboarding


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A child was hit by a car just before 6 p.m. Wednesday in Marshfield center.

A witness at the scene, Trinka Trubia, said she heard the crash when she was coming out of Haymarket South.

Trubia said she heard a crash and a scream and starting running toward the direction of the sounds. She found a young girl lying on the ground, holding her head. She said the girl was alert, responsive and answering questions. Trubia the girl was frightened and said her legs hurt, and Trubia held her hand the whole time.

Photo Credit: Steven Dodrill, SDodrill@959watd.com

Trubia said the car hit the girl as she was skating in the crosswalk on Webster Street right in front of the skate park.

According to Trubia, the girl was flipped onto the windshield, breaking it, and  then fell onto the street.

Marshfield Fire transported one victim to the hospital and police had a red sedan towed from the scene.

About Steven Dodrill

Steven Dodrill left the WATD news team in 2013. He was a full-time news reporter and weekend anchor while assuming the duties of Manager of Web and News Services. The 25 year-old Franklin Pierce University graduate adds a blend of new media to the traditional news for WATD listeners over the airwaves, and for the readers on the web. Dodrill has a vast amount of experience in on-air and online platforms. "Follow" him on Twitter At Franklin Pierce, Steven worked to introduce new forms of media like YouTube, and Twitter to the Franklin Pierce community.  Steven graduated Cum Laude and with honors in Mass Communication from Franklin Pierce University in May of 2009. Steven focused his education and experience in New Hampshire around sports broadcasting, digital media, broadcast journalism, news, media production, and political reporting. "Like" him on Facebook Dodrill also interned with the Harwich Mariners of the Cape Cod Baseball League during the summer of 2007, and most recently in the spring of 2009 he completed an internship in the newsroom at WMUR-TV in Manchester, NH.