SUV Plows through Fairbanks Elementary School Crossing

Investigation continues of an incident at a school crossing yesterday in Fairbanks.  11 year-old Jamison Thrun  from Nome is in critical condition after a woman driving an SUV ran through a stop sign and hit the child in the crosswalk at University Park Elementary School.  Thrun was transported to Fairbanks Memorial Hospital with life threatening injuries. Arrested and is facing charges of assault in the first degree and reckless driving is Yiki Kim, age 68.

The Fairbanks Daily News Miner reports that the vehicle continued after hitting the child, going into a yard and hitting another vehicle and a boat.  A resident of the area performed CPR on Thrun before emergency personnel arrived. Thrun was beginning 6th grade at University Park Elementary School and had just moved to Fairbanks with his family.   He is the son of Kelly and  Shannon Thrun.