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Child hit by truck while trick-or-treating in Lafayette

A four-year-old child suffered non-life-threatening injuries after being hit by a truck in Lafayette while trick-or-treating Thursday. (WLFI Photo)

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — A child has been taken to the hospital after being hit by a truck while trick-or-treating Thursday in Lafayette. 

Lt. Matt Gard with the Lafayette Police Department said a 4-year-old child was with a group of children and parents when the group was crossing Kossuth and Ninth streets and the child was struck.

Police said a Dodge Ram that was driving through a green light hit the child.

The child was taken to the hospital with injuries not believed to be life-threatening. Alcohol and drugs are not believed to be factors. Gard said it appears to be an accident.