© 2022 WEAA
background_fid (2).jpg
Your Source for Cool Jazz and More THE VOICE OF THE COMMUNITY
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations
We Need Your Support! Please make a donation today to keep this community resource on the air. Donate today!

Local News

Maryland crossing guard credited with saving student

Screen Shot 2022-02-07 at 10.57.51 AM.png
Video credit: Cecil County Executive Danielle Hornberger

NORTH EAST, Md. (AP) — Officials say quick thinking by a Maryland police officer saved a middle school student from being hit by a car.

Cpl. Annette Goodyear of the North East Police Department was directing traffic on Friday at a crosswalk when the North East Middle School student entered the intersection.

The officer then realized that an approaching car was not going to be able to stop in time, and reacted quickly by pushing the student out of the way.

The officer herself was struck by the car.

The incident was caught on camera.

Goodyear was taken to the hospital with minor injuries and was later released.