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Boy, 9, struck by pickup truck

Wednesday, January 3, 2007

CARUTHERSVILLE - A 9-year-old boy is in critical condition after riding a scooter into the path of a truck.

At 12:47 p.m. Tuesday, Caruthersville Police responded to a report of an accident on East 16th St. According to a news release from Caruthersville City Marshal Chris Riggs, Myron Middleton, 9, was riding an electric scooter when he pulled into the path of an eastbound pickup driven by Kevin Cooter, 28, of Dyersburg, Tenn.

The boy was treated at the scene then air-lifted to Lebonheur Children's Medical Center in Memphis, Tenn.