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January 22, 2014
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Winston teen remains in critical condition

The Winston teenager who was hit by a car as he crossed Highway 99 on Thursday afternoon remains in critical condition in the intensive care unit, according to Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend in Springfield.

Justin Jones, 16, was struck as he darted across the highway near Helwig Road in front of a southbound vehicle, Winston police said.

Witnesses told police the driver had no chance to stop.

Police said Jones takes a bus from Roseburg High School to Green.

Detective Sandi Koberstein said Jones likely misjudged oncoming cars speeds before attempting to cross.


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