Girl struck by car behind elementary school, taken to local hospital

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HARKER HEIGHTS, Texas (KWTX) A 13-year-old girl who was hit by a vehicle behind a Harker Heights elementary school was taken to the hospital Wednesday morning.

The accident was reported just before 7:30 a.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Cowhand Drive and Wagon Wheel Drive behind Skipcha Elementary School.

The girl was crossing at the intersection, which doesn’t have a crosswalk or a crossing guard, Harker Heights Police spokesman Steve Miller said.

She was taken to Seton Medical Center Harker Heights complaining of pain in her side, Miller said.

The driver of the vehicle that hit her wasn’t cited, Miller said.