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Temple lacrosse goalie listed in critical condition after hit-and-run accident

Thursday, 30th April 2015

Categories College, Girl's/Women's, Posted 4/30/15

A member of the Temple women’s lacrosse team is in critical condition at Temple University Hospital after being struck by a hit-and-run driver while riding her bike Wednesday night in North Philadelphia.

Rachel Hall

Rachel Hall

Police have identified Rachel Hall, 22, of Mullica Hill, N.J. and Clearview Regional High, as the victim. Hall is a reserve goalie who is set to graduate.

According to, an 18-year-old man admitted to the crime today and has been taken into custody. reported that The silver Mitsubishi Galant which struck Hall was found about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, approximately 3 hours after the incident occurred at the intersection of North Park Avenue and Diamond Street.

Police reports have said Hall was riding a mountain bike when she was struck. She suffered head and leg injuries, reports said.

According to the Temple lacrosse website, Hall is a criminal justice major with a minor in sociology. Reports have noted that she is interested in law enforcement as a career.

An honor roll student who has been named to the Dean’s List every semester, she also is a member of the Temple Improv Club and was a member of the National Honor Society while at Clearview Regional.



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