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Garbage truck hits woman in wheelchair

Posted October 31, 2008 12:57 p.m. EDT

— A woman crossing the street in a wheelchair Friday afternoon was hit by a Fayetteville garbage truck, police said.

The incident occurred at about 12:15 p.m. Friday on Underwood Street near Ramsey Street.

The woman, whose name wasn't released, suffered minor injuries and was taken to Cape Fear Valley Hospital for treatment, police said.

Fayetteville police were investigating the incident.