Child gets pinned under truck in Bell County

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PINEVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – Kentucky State Police say a young child became trapped under a pickup truck in Bell County on Friday.

Troopers responded to a complaint of a child hit by a vehicle in a parking lot near Log Mountain Auto Sales in Pineville around 12:20 p.m.

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State Police say a 9-year-old boy ran out in front of the truck, fell under it and became pinned under the rear tire.

The boy was taken to the hospital to be treated for non life-threatening injuries.

Troopers say the driver, who was the child’ guardian, told them his vision was obstructed by several tire racks in the area and he didn’t see the boy.

No criminal charges are expected to be filed against the driver.