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2-year-old boy airlifted to the hospital after being hit by car in Pasco County

Posted at 6:18 PM, Aug 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-26 23:33:57-04

PASCO COUNTY, Fla. -- A young boy was airlifted to a hospital after being hit by a car in Pasco County on Wednesday.

The Pasco County Fire Rescue responded to a pedestrian hit in the 9000 block of Mark Twain Lane in Port Richey.

Florida Highway Patrol said a 37-year-old driver was traveling southbound on Mark Twain Lane approaching Blackstone Drive when a two-year-old boy darted across the street and into the path of the car.

Troopers said the driver did not see the child because of trash cans blocking his view.

The 2-year-old boy remains in a hospital with critical injuries.

The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.

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