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Child, 4, struck by vehicle in Montgomery County

A 4-year-old was struck by a vehicle in the Germantown area of Montgomery County and was flown to a hospital, police said.

The incident occurred about 5:10 p.m. on Summer Oak Drive, Montgomery County police said. Police said that officers were initially called for a pedestrian who had been struck and soon learned that the victim was a 4-year-old.

Police said the child was flown to a hospital, but they did not immediately know the severity of the injuries. They said police were probing the circumstances of the incident.

Matt Zapotosky covers the federal district courthouse in Alexandria, where he tries to break news from a windowless office in which he is not allowed to bring his cell phone.
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