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Girl Hit by Car on Westland

Wednesday, 17 April 2013

A girl believed to be 15 years old was struck by a car around 5:30 Wednesday afternoon in the 9000 block of Westland Drive. The man driving the car and a witness told officers that the as the car approached, the girl stepped off the curb onto the street and then back on the curb before stepping into the path of the car.  Both said the car could not have stopped in time. 

Rural Metro transported the girl to U.T. Medical Center.  Officers at the scene didn't know the extent of her injuries or why she stepped in front of the car.  The investigation continues.



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