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13-year-old boy taken to hospital after being hit by car

PADUCAH, KY (KFVS) -

Police in Paducah, Kentucky say a 13-year-old boy was taken to the hospital after being hit by a car on Monday evening, Aug. 3.

According to police, the teen, from Metropolis, Ill., had non-life threatening injuries. He was taken to a Paducah hospital.

Police say the driver of the vehicle, from Paducah, told them he was going east on Jackson Street in the outside lane; and traffic was stopped in the inside lane, waiting for a vehicle to turn left.

He said the teen appeared from the inside lane and stepped out in front of him. He said he braked and tried to miss the teen, but could not.

Police say witnesses confirmed that the teen crossed in front of the Paducah man's vehicle.

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