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Kids Injured, Hit By Vehicle


Two kids were flown to the hospital after being hit by a vehicle in McDonald County, MO.

The incident happened on Saturday (March 10) around 5:00 p.m. on MO 59 about a quarter mile south of Noel.  According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 8-year-old Olivia Komes and 12-year-old Tafadi Ruan were retrieving a ball when they ran out onto the road.  Authorities say they were hit by a man driving a Chevy Suburban.  The kids suffered serious injuries and were flown to Cox South Hospital in Springfield.

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