7-year-old girl hospitalized after being hit by SUV while riding scooter

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A scooter is shown after a crash in Kosciusko County on Wednesday, July 16, 2020.

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY, Ind. (WANE) — A 7-year-old was taken to a Fort Wayne hospital on Wednesday after being hit by an SUV.

Emergency crews were called to the 300 block of North C.R. 900 East around 6:30 p.m. following a report of a collision between a vehicle and a pedestrian.

According to investigating deputies with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office, the girl rode a scooter from a driveway into the path of a southbound SUV. She was hit by the front driver’s side corner of the vehicle.

The girl was taken a hospital with injuries to her pelvis.

In a release, police identified the driver as 53-year-old Lisa Howard of Warsaw.

The accident remains under investigation.

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