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Fifth-grader hit by a car while trying to cross street

Posted: 4:12 PM, Mar 27, 2018
Updated: 2018-03-27 23:26:34Z
Fifth-grader hit by a car while trying to cross street

A child was taken to the hospital after being hit by a car Tuesday afternoon, police said. 

Killeen police said that the child, 11, was hit by a car at 3:15 p.m. on Wheeler Avenue in front of Pershing Park Elementary. The child is a student at Pershing Park.

Police said that the child was walking eastbound when she was struck. 

She was taken to McLane Children's Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. 

The incident is still under investigation. 

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