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One Child Dead, Another Critical After Lake Worth Crash

By Susy Solis and Giles Hudson, CBSDFW.com
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target mvc 1 One Child Dead, Another Critical After Lake Worth Crash

Courtesy: MedStar

LAKE WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) - A 7-year-old girl was killed and another child critically hurt after a pickup truck lost control in a Lake Worth shopping center parking lot Saturday afternoon, striking several pedestrians and cars.  Four adults were also injured.

MedStar, the Fort Worth Fire Department and the Lake Worth Fire Department all responded to the scene in front of the Target Store located in the 6300 block of Lake Worth Boulevard just before 1:45 p.m.

“A total of 6 patients were transported from the scene, 2 pediatric, 4 adults,” said MedStar spokesman Matt Zavadsky.  “One of the children  …  was critical and airlifted from the scene.  The other child was taken to Cook Children’s by ground. “

The driver of the pickup was assessed at the scene and not transported to the hospital, Zavadsky said.

There’s no word so far on any criminal charges.

The names of the victims have not been released.

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