Teacher seriously hurt at RHAM Middle School

HEBRON, Conn. (WTNH) — A RHAM Middle School math teacher continues to be treated for life-threatening injuries after she was struck by an SUV outside of the school early Friday morning.

Dawn Mallory, 65, was listed in critical condition at Hartford Hospital as of 4:40 p.m. Friday.

State police say a motorist was backing out of a drop-off zone about 7 a.m. when the rear bumper of the SUV struck Mallory, who sustained a skull fracture that led to brain bleeding.

Dawn Mallory, math teacher at RHAM Middle School.
Dawn Mallory, math teacher at RHAM Middle School.

The accident occurred in the area between the high school and the middle school, police said. Mallory, who is from Groton, was flown by LifeStar helicopter to Hartford Hospital.

No one else was injured, the school said. The driver was a 50-year-old Hebron woman. The case remains under investigation.

Rham Middle School (WTNH/Josh Scheinblum)
RHAM Middle School (WTNH/Josh Scheinblum)

Mallory has 31 years in education and teaches title math at the Hebron school, according to her online profile.

RHAM Middle School serves students from Hebron, Andover, and Marlborough.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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