CANTON, Ga. - Sheriff's officials in Cherokee County say they're searching for a driver who hit a crossing guard and fled the scene.
Sheriff's spokesman Lt. Jay Baker says a crossing guard directing traffic at Liberty Elementary School was hit by a car that fled northbound on Bells Ferry Road Monday afternoon in Canton.
Baker says the car is described as a silver Honda Prelude being driven by a white man wearing a black hat, a black shirt and sunglasses. Baker says the car's back window has a large "T'' sticker on it.
Baker says the unidentified crossing guard was taken to Northside Cherokee Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
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