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Teen with minor injuries after being hit by car on west side

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A 13 year old boy was taken to hospital Wednesday afternoon (Nov. 13) after he was hit by a vehicle on the west side.

It happened over the noon hour at University Drive and Garry Drive West near Father Leonard Van Tighem school (FLVT).

Lethbridge Police say the north-south traffic lights on University Drive at that intersection had turned green when the boy ran across the road in front of on-coming traffic and was hit.

An email sent to parents of students at FLVT stated the boy had been taken to hospital and was recovering. LPS say his injuries were not life-threatening.

No charges will be laid.

Police and school officials are both reminding pedestrians and students to obey all traffic control devices.

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Patrick Siedlecki

Pat has been a mainstay in the CJOC News department from the time the station launched in 2007. He’s been in the position of News Director since then and has been anchoring daily news casts as well as reporting and working behind the scenes.

Community is important to him and keeping CJOC listeners and readers informed about what’s happening across southern Alberta and beyond.

Pat has been in radio broadcasting for the past 24 years, starting in Port Alberni on Vancouver Island in 1997 and then moving up island to Nanaimo for another few years before heading to Lethbridge in 2007.

Pat grew up in the small Saskatchewan farming town of Foam Lake. After high school, he went to Western Academy Broadcasting College (WABC) in Saskatoon prior to moving to the island.

Pat also spent several years broadcasting hockey in the BCHL as well as seven years as the radio voice of the Lethbridge Hurricanes in the WHL.

Pat has been working at Cornerstone Funeral Home in Lethbridge as a Certified Life Celebrant and Funeral Assistant since 2016.

News and sports have always been Pat’s passion from the time he was a teenager and he’s always been grateful to have had the opportunity to make that part of what’s been a fun and long radio career!

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