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Western Kentucky Girl Hit By Truck While Riding Her Bike

Posted at 6:44 PM, Sep 18, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-18 18:44:06-04

MAYFIELD, Ky (WPSD)– A Western Kentucky girl is in the hospital in critical condition after being hit by a pickup truck while riding her bike.

WPSD reports that it happened Monday night in Mayfield. State Police say that foul play is not suspected and no charges have been filed.

9-year-old Alivia Shoemaker’s mother tells WPSD that her daughter has brain swelling, which doctors at Vanderbilt University Medical Center are treating and monitoring.

A GoFundMe was set up to help her family pay for travel to and from the hospital in Nashville, as well as food and lodging while they are there.  Click here to donate.