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Girl, 8, struck by car in Providence

WJAR Providence 1/26/2023 NBC 10 NEWS
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Providence police provided new information Thursday about a child who was hit by a car in Providence.

Police said an 8-year-old girl and her mother were crossing Randall Street on Wednesday night when a car did not stop for them.

The girl went to Hasbro Children's Hospital with a cut on her forehead. The woman was not hurt.

Police said they were searching for a dark-colored "GM, Chevy or Buick type vehicle."

Investigators said visibility was poor at the time of the crash and that the roads were wet.

The victim was initially reported as a 7-year-old boy.

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