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Teen Pleads Guilty To Injuring Child With ATV

Posted May 16, 2005 11:19 a.m. EDT

— A 16-year-old has pleaded guilty to running over a 3-year-old girl with an all-terrain vehicle.

Eric Lassiter was sentenced to more than a year of supervised probation and 72 yours of community service.

Lassiter ran over Michaela Williams while she was on the playground of a Roanoke Rapids housing project.

Michaela is undergoing therapy for her injuries from the January accident.