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Child Hospitalized After Being Struck by Vehicle

A 9-year-old child has been hospitalized after being struck by a vehicle this week.

On November 7th, at 5:46PM, Amarillo Police officers were dispatched to the report of a motor vehicle striking a pedestrian in the 5300 block of East Amarillo Boulevard. A 9-year-old male was crossing Amarillo Boulevard from south to north, not at a crosswalk. The juvenile was struck by a Dodge Ram truck, driven by a 71-year-old.

The juvenile was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. The driver was uninjured.

This incident remains under investigation.

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