Four-year-old girl hit by truck in Bonne Terre

By Heartland News

BONNE TERRE, MO (KFVS) - A four-year-old St. Francois County girl was taken to a St. Louis hospital morning after being hit by a pickup truck.

It happened Monday night on Easy Street in Bonne Terre.

Officers say the truck was stopped in the street unloading passengers when four-year-old Elizabeth Rawlings crossed in front of it.

The driver of the truck, 22-year-old Abigail Triplett, did not see the little girl, put the truck in drive and began to pull away.

The undercarriage ended up hitting Rawlings.

A helicopter flew her to Children's Hospital in St. Louis with moderate injuries.

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