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Mom carrying her two kids is hit by car while crossing street, North Carolina cops say

A mother carrying her daughter and son was hit by a car while crossing the street, police in North Carolina said.

A mother carrying her daughter and son was hit by a car while crossing the street, police in North Carolina said.

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A mother carrying her daughter and son was hit by a car while crossing the street, police in North Carolina said.

Police responded around 7:45 p.m. on Dec. 14 to NC Highway 27 near McLurd Drive in Stanley after reports of a car striking a mom and her two children, WBTV and other outlets reported.

The Stanley Police Department said the mom and daughter were taken to CaroMont Regional Medical Center in Gastonia, where they were treated for their injuries and released, WSOC-TV reported.

The boy was taken to Levine Children’s Hospital in Charlotte, where he remained in critical but stable condition as of Dec. 16, Stanley police told the outlet.

Police have not released the names of the family hit by the car, according to the Gaston Gazette.

Police said “there is no indication that either speed or impairment played a role” in the crash, the outlet reported.

The North Carolina Highway Patrol, Stanley and Gaston County police departments continue to investigate, WBTV reported.

McClatchy News reached out to all three agencies on Dec. 16 and was awaiting response.

Stanley is about 23 miles northwest of Charlotte.

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Karina Mazhukhina is a McClatchy Real-Time News Reporter. She graduated from the University of Washington and was previously a digital journalist for KOMO News, an ABC-TV affiliate in Seattle.



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