Educational Assistant Struck (and Killed) by SUV in Front of Cherokee Middle School

Madison Police Department:

At 7:13 a.m. on Monday September 10th Madison Police were called to the Cherokee Middle School at 4301 Cherokee Drive for a report of a pedestrian versus motor vehicle crash.
The preliminary investigation shows that a parent driving a red SUV dropped off a student in front of the school. As this was happening, school staff member Becky Sue Buchmann, Age 48, from Oregon WI, was walking across Cherokee Drive while on her way to the school.


A woman was struck by a car and injured in front of Cherokee Middle School in Madison on Monday morning.
Madison police are investigating the crash, which happened at about 7:30 a.m., WISC-TV reported.
Authorities said that the woman was hit by a red SUV in the street in front of the school and was taken to the hospital with what witnesses said were serious injuries.

The Capital Times:

A Cherokee Middle School staff member suffered potentially life-threatening injuries after being hit outside of the school this morning.
According to Madison Police Department spokesman Joel DeSpain, the woman was hit by a red SUV at 7:13 a.m. Witnesses at the scene told police the woman suffered serious injuries and she was taken by ambulance to the hospital.