Traffic guard hit near East Hall High School

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A traffic guard was struck by a vehicle this morning near East Hall High School.

The guard was hit at the intersection of East Hall Road and East Hall Drive and suffered injuries to his lower extremities, according to Stan Lewis, Hall County Schools Director of Athletics and Communications. Lewis says the traffic guard was transported to the hospital, where he is expected to recover.

No students were involved, but parents were notified of the accident via email.

Georgia State Patrol is handling the investigation into the incident. Now Habersham will keep you up-to-date as this story develops.

This article has been updated with new information.

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