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Teacher accused of hit-and-run of 16-year-old boy

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Dee DeQuattro


A teacher at the Prout School in Wakefield has been arrested and faces charges after she allegedly hit a 16-year-old boy with her vehicle and fled the scene on Dec. 27 in Charlestown.

The woman, 42-year-old Adriana Wright from North Stonington CT., is appeared in District Court in Wakefield on Thursday to be arraigned on formal felony charges of leaving the scene of an accident resulting in serious injury and reckless driving resulting in serious injury. She will also face charges in the Rhode Island Traffic tribunal for roadway violations.

The 16-year-old victim was allegedly struck by Wright's vehicle shortly after 9 p.m. He was hospitalized to treat a concussion and numerous abrasions and he was later released.

Wright was a foreign language teacher at the Prout school.

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