June 24, 2018
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Leeds girl, 13, hit by car while shoveling snow

By Sun Journal

LEEDS, Maine — A 13-year-old girl shoveling snow on Church Hill Road on Monday was hit by a car and the driver took off, police said.

The Androscoggin County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the hit-and-run accident that occurred around 4:15 p.m. The girl was shoveling snow away from her family’s mailbox when she was struck by the car. The vehicle struck her and the mailbox and drove away.

She suffered injuries that were not considered life-threatening.

The vehicle is described as a blue Smart Car and was last seen driving west on Church Hill Road toward Turner. The vehicle should have some noticeable passenger-side damage, the department said.

Anyone with any information about the crash is urged to contact the Sheriff’s Department at 753-2500. The crash is being investigated by Deputy Sheriff Travis Lovering.

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