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Child hit by car while crossing to get to bus stop

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A 6-year-old Missoula girl has been life-flighted for injuries after she was struck by a vehicle in Missoula Tuesday morning. 

According to Montana Highway Patrol (MHP) the child was crossing at Kona Ranch Road and Sandalwood Court around 7:30 a.m.

MHP says the young girl was likely crossing the road to get to a school bus stop. The bus was reportedly approaching the stop but had not yet activated warning or stop lights. 

The driver of the vehicle reportedly slowed down and attempted to swerve but was unable to avoid the girl. MHP notes the crash occurred during sunrise and it was still somewhat dark.

The child was life-flighted to be treated for injuries. The driver of the vehicle was not injured. 

MHP is investigating the incident.

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