Young girl taken to hospital after hit by car in Roanoke

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ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ7) A young girl was taken to a hospital Tuesday after being hit by a driver at the intersection of 9th Street and Murray Avenue SE in Roanoke.

The incident happened around 8 a.m.

Police say the car was stopped in the road as children were crossing the street. When the intersection was clear, the driver began to drive. That's when the girl entered the road and was hit.

The driver remained at the scene and is cooperating with the investigation.

The girl is being treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

No charges have been placed. This is an ongoing investigation.

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