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Auburn teen okay after being hit by car

DeKalb County, Ind. (WANE) - A person hit by a car in DeKalb County Saturday night is expected to be okay. Authorities said a 17 year old girl was walking with another person along SR 327 around 11 p.m.

The teen began to walk westbound to cross the road, at the same time a vehicle was traveling northbound. The driver, 66 year old Marjorie Gingerich, told police the girl walked in front of her vehicle, near the 5600 block of SR 327.

Gingerich swerved to avoid the girl, but struck her with the passenger side of her car. 

The teen was taken to a hospital in stable condition. 

The incident remains under investigation.


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