Glenwood girl hit by truck |

Glenwood girl hit by truck

Around 9 p.m. Friday night, Mariah Martin, a freshman at Glenwood Springs High School, was returning home when she was hit by a truck at the intersection of 23rd Street and Grand Avenue near Alpine Bank.Mariah suffered a fractured hip, according to a family friend, but was wearing a bicycle helmet that “undoubtedly” saved her life, the friend said.Mariah, daughter of Lauren and Kim Martin of Glenwood Springs, was taken to Valley View Hospital, where she was held overnight and treated for her injuries. She was released on Saturday at 4 p.m.Lauren Martin is the pastor of Glenwood Mennonite Church and was recently in the news for a 4,080-mile cross-country bicycle trip that took him from Anacortes, Wash., to Bar Harbor, Maine.No other information regarding the driver of the vehicle or if any charges were filed will be available from Glenwood Springs Police Department until Monday.

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