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Cumberland County girl hit by car

Posted November 14, 2014
Updated November 21, 2014

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— An 8-year-old girl suffered serious injuries Friday afternoon when she was hit by a car near the intersection of Cedar Creek and Tabor Church roads, according to the state Highway Patrol, which was investigating the incident.

Troopers said the child ran out ahead of her mother as she tried to cross the road to a friend's house and into the path of a gold Honda Odyssey.

A family member said the little girl's name is LaMiya McLaughlin and that she is in the second grade at Seabrook Elementary School.

The child was airlifted to UNC Hospitals, where troopers said she was in critical condition.

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  • joefurloughski Nov 17, 2014

    Parenting is a 24 hour a day job. Breaks from that job can result in tragedy or worse.

  • jimcricket15 Nov 14, 2014

    Oh that is awful for the child, the mother, and the vehicle driver.

  • USMC Vet Nov 14, 2014

    Awww, prayers for the wee one.