Girl, 11, struck by truck while running from dog at bus stop in Knoxville

Girl, 11, struck by truck while running from dog at bus stop in Knoxville

May 16th, 2014 by The Knoxville News Sentinel in Local - Breaking News

An 11-year-old-girl running from a dog near 2135 Keith Ave in Knoxville was struck by a car Friday, May 16, 2014.

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KNOXVILLE - An elementary school girl going to her bus stop Friday morning ran into the street while being chased by a snarling dog and was struck by a truck.

The girl, described by other students as an 11-year-old West View Elementary School student, was rushed to the University of Tennessee Medical Center after the 7:16 a.m. incident.

The girl's name and condition were not immediately available.

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