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Girl taken to hospital after being struck by vehicle near Chesapeake


CHESAPEAKE — A nine-year-old girl was taken to the hospital, after being struck by a vehicle on Tuesday night.

According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, the accident happened near the intersection of State Route 7 and County Road 32, outside the village limits of Chesapeake, at about 6:22 p.m.

The girl was said to be in the road at the time of the accident, which remains under investigation. She was taken to Cabell-Huntington Hospital.

Lawrence County Emergency Services and the Chesapeake fire and police departments also responded to the call, Sgt. Kevin Kobi, with the highway patrol, said.

No one was charged in the accident.