Child hit, driver charged

Staff reports

A Penn Yan woman faces several charges after a child was struck.

Cheona M. Rodas, 29, of Eagle Lane, Penn Yan was charged by Penn Yan Police on Dec. 16 with unlicensed operator, operating while registrations suspended, uninspected vehicle, and operating without insurance.  The arrest was the result of investigation into a personal injury accident on Eagle Lane.  A seven-year-old pedestrian was struck by the Rodas vehicle as the pedestrian crossed in a crosswalk.  The pedestrian received minor injuries from the accident and was taken by personal vehicle to S&S.  Rodas will answer charges in village court.