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Teen expected to be ok after being hit by car
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A 13-year-old boy was taken to the hospital after being hit by an SUV Tuesday afternoon.

According to Knoxville Police, Alexander Dingess ran out onto Pleasant Ridge Road near Merchants Drive just after 3:30 pm and was hit by a Ford Escape. The driver tried to avoid hitting him, but was unable to stop in time.

Dingess was taken to UT Medical Center with cuts and bruises, and should be treated and released.

The driver will not be charged in the accident.


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