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Woman injured in car accident

PLATTSBURGH - State police report a Plattsburgh woman sustained minor injuries after being hit by a car March 14.

Melissa Lavigne, 28, was reportedly attempting to cross Centre Drive in her wheelchair when she was struck by a vehicle driven by Margaret L. Barie, 29, Rouses Point.

Barie was reportedly stopped at the intersection of State Route 3 and Centre Drive, watching for eastbound and westbound traffic, when she attempted to make a right turn onto State Route 3.

Lavigne was transported to CVPH Medical Center where she was treated and later released. A dog she had with her at the time also suffered a leg injury.

Barie was ticketed for failure to yield the right of way to a pedestrian.

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