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Six pedestrians struck by vehicles

Six pedestrians, at least three of school age, were injured by vehicles in the Washington area during Tuesday morning’s rain and gloom.

None of the injuries was believed to be life-threatening. The incidents occurred on the second school day after the start of daylight saving time advanced sunrise to about 7:20 a.m.

In the first incident, a woman was hit at 7:11 a.m. at 15th and L streets NW in the District, police spokesman Paul Metcalf said.

The other incidents were reported by Montgomery County police. A Watkins Mill High School student was hit near the school a few minutes before the 7:25 a.m. start of classes.

At 7:47 a.m., a pedestrian was struck on Wisconsin Avenue near the National Institutes of Health.

About 8:55 a.m., a woman and two elementary school-age children were hit on a sidewalk while crossing the driveway of a parking lot in the Gaithersburg area.

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