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Teenage girl suffers serious injuries after being struck by vehicle

Jun 7, 2022, 10:00 PM | Updated: Jun 8, 2022, 8:25 am
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(PHOTO: Courtesy of Getty Images)
(PHOTO: Courtesy of Getty Images)

HURRICANE, Utah — A 17-year-old girl from southern Utah suffered serious injuries Tuesday evening after she was struck by a vehicle.

According to the Utah Highway Patrol, the girl was hit in the area of 200 W. State Street at 5:30 p.m. According to police, the victim was riding an e-scooter and rode into traffic without stopping.

She was hit by an SUV traveling eastbound.

Police said the victim hit the windshield of the SUV. She was transported to an area hospital with serious injuries. However, police say she is expected to survive.  

The driver is cooperating with the investigation. 

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