Seminole, Florida -- A Pinellas County school crossing guard was injured Wednesday morning after he was clipped by a car in the Seminole area.

Pinellas County deputies say around 7:30 this morning, Nelson Guenther was hit in the left forearm by Richard Barbieri's Chevy Malibu side view mirror as he crossed 102nd Avenue at 131st Street with the crossing signal. Witnesses told investigators Barbieri was trying to turn west on 102nd Avenue from northbound 131st Street at the time and he failed to yield to pedestrians crossing.

Guenther received minor injuries and was taken to a local hospital. Barbieri was given a traffic citation for failure to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk.

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