Girl responsive, still in critical condition

Published 10:13 am Tuesday, November 16, 2010

René Gigandet, a Jemison fifth grader who was struck by a vehicle near her home in Jemison on Nov. 10, has continued to improve during her stay at Children’s Hospital, according to Jemison Police Chief Shane Fulmer.

Gigandet, 10, was responsive Monday but is still in critical condition.

She was struck while crossing County Road 42 to her home near Dollar General about 5 p.m. on Nov. 10.

According to an initial investigation by the Jemison Police Department, the driver was not at fault.