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Child hit by car, flown to hospital in Lakeland

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Posted at 5:32 PM, Mar 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-19 02:54:00-04

LAKELAND, Fla. — Crews from Polk County Fire Rescue responded to an accident involving a child on Monday afternoon.

According to Polk Fire Rescue, a child was hit near the intersection of Marler Avenue and Skyview Drive around 4:19 p.m.

The child was taken from the scene by helicopter to a nearby hospital

Authorities have not released the age or condition of the child.