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6-year-old boy flown to hospital after being hit by truck while trick-or-treating in Trinity

Posted at 8:03 PM, Oct 31, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-01 13:31:46-04

PASCO COUNTY, Fla. — A 6-year-old boy was flown to the hospital after being hit by a truck while trick-or-treating in a Trinity neighborhood Thursday night.

The Pasco County Fire Rescue responded to a call of a crash involving a child at the intersection of Starkey Boulevard and Town Avenue in Trinity.

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According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the 6-year-old boy was walking in a marked crosswalk when a 61-year-old, who was driving a 1999 Ford F150, failed to stop and hit him.


After the accident, the driver stayed to cooperate with investigators.

The 6-year-old suffered serious injuries. He was flown to the hospital and is now recovering at St. Joseph's.

Charges are pending while the investigation continues.

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