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7-year-old girl in serious condition after struck by vehicle in Anderson County

A child has been hit by a vehicle in Anderson County.
Published: Apr. 7, 2021 at 7:55 PM EDT|Updated: Apr. 8, 2021 at 11:17 PM EDT
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -A 7-year-old girl is in serious condition after she was hit by a pickup truck in Anderson County Wednesday night.

According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, the girl was hit around 6:56 p.m. on Edgemoor Road by a Ford F-150. According to a preliminary report, three people were standing in the turn lane, and one walked into traffic and was hit by the truck. The report says the driver and passenger immediately went to check on the girl who was hit.

Officials say, LifeStar responded to the scene and the child was transported to UT Medical Center in serious condition.

Officials say the investigation is ongoing and the incident was not a hit and run.

The driver is not expected to be charged.

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