Teen hit by pickup truck

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By Chris Sardelli

A teenager was hit by a pickup truck Tuesday afternoon, but suffered only minor injuries.

S.C. Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. Jeff Gaskin said the teen pedestrian was struck about 3:30 p.m. Tuesday on Springdale Road.

Gaskin said the teen was attempting to cross Springdale Road when a 1982 Ford pickup truck struck him. The truck was traveling northbound.

“He walked in front of the pickup truck and got struck,” Gaskin said.

He was taken by ambulance to Springs Memorial Hospital with minor injuries.

The driver of the truck was Fred C. Starnes of 1119 First St. He was wearing a seat belt and was not injured.

The Highway Patrol did not release the name of the teen.

Gaskin said no charges were filed.

Contact reporter Chris Sardelli  at csardelli@thelancasternews.com or at (803) 416-8416