Child hit crossing road in Raleigh, breaks neck

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Police said an 8-year-old girl was hit running across Perry Creek Road in Raleigh on Thursday night.

RALEIGH, N.C. — Police said an 8-year-old girl was hit running across Perry Creek Road in Raleigh on Thursday night.

It happened in the 8000 block of Perry Creek near Capital Area Soccer League soccer park just before 6 p.m.

Ten-year old Shania Patterson said she was waiting to cross the road at Liston Drive and saw her friend, 8-year-old Zee Zee King get hit.

“She went up in the air. She landed right there,” said Patterson.

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