Teen injured after struck by car in Shawnee - KCTV5

Teen injured after struck by car in Shawnee

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A teen was struck by a vehicle near the intersection of West 75th Street and Flint Street in Shawnee. 

Officers were called to the area about 8:20 a.m. on the reported accident.

When authorities arrived, they found a 14-year-old who had attempted to cross 75 Street when he was struck by a vehicle which was heading east.

"For reasons not yet clear, the pedestrian failed to use either of the crosswalks located at 75 Street and Quivira Road or at 75 Street just east of Flint,"  the police department said in a release.

The teen was transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Authorities said speed is not believed to have played a factor in the accident.

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