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Brenton child struck by vehicle

John Conley

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An 11-year-old Brenton child was struck by a car on Wednesday afternoon.


According to Wyoming County Sheriff Randall Aliff, Randy Morgan of Brenton was driving east on Route 97 through Brenton when the incident occurred at about 1 p.m,


“There were two boys beside the road and one of them, a 16-year-old, allegedly made a gesture (at Morgan),” Aliff said.


Aliff reported that Morgan backed up “quickly” and struck the 11-year-old.


The child was airlifted to a Charleston hospital for treatment.


Morgan is charged with reckless driving and failure to maintain control.


Sgt. Jerry McClain, Sgt. Scott Cook and Sgt. Will Hall are investigating the incident.

Reach at or 304-732-6060.

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