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Muskego Mayor Struck by Car, 'Very Fortunate' to be OK

Kathy Chiaverotti was struck in the city hall parking lot after Tuesday night's council meeting

After being struck by a car Tuesday night, Mayor Kathy Chiaverotti says she feels lucky that her injuries were minor.

"I was walking out into the parking lot after the council meeting when I saw the vehicle coming, and I thought, 'ok, what do I need to do to get through this' because I knew I wouldn't be able to get out of the way in time," she said.

"I consider myself very fortunate, and I know it was just an accident and the driver feels terrible."

The driver was an 85-year-old man who was also at the meeting. Chiaverotti said her injuries were "really very minor - I have possibly a broken wrist, but they tell me they won't be able to tell for a couple of weeks. Other than that, it's just bruises."

It has not been confirmed whether the driver was cited in the incident.

Jon Heil October 12, 2012 at 11:01 PM
Glad to read everything isnt serious and Kathy will bounce back since great spirit!
Gregory Kluck October 12, 2012 at 11:44 PM
Hope you get back to good health.
Steven Klinko October 13, 2012 at 01:18 AM
Glad to hear just minor injuries were the end result of your unfortunate encounter.
Gail @ Curves October 13, 2012 at 01:52 AM
Oh, my! I am so sorry for you and the driver. May time heal both of you.
Denise Konkol (Editor) October 13, 2012 at 05:13 AM
Good point Gail...if you've ever been in the lot in front of City Hall at night, it's not very bright, and it does sound like an unfortunate accident. Glad the news wasn't worse.
William B Murphy October 13, 2012 at 04:44 PM
Why did it take three days for us to get this news?
Sheepshead October 15, 2012 at 01:46 AM
I wonder if the driver was affiliated with MEG

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