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Teen hit by truck crossing Sullivan

A teenager was injured when she was struck by a pickup truck as she ran across Sullivan Road in the Spokane Valley at 6:45 Monday morning.

The 15-year-old girl suffered numerous fractures, none of them life-threatening, and was taken to a local hospital, after she ran across the street against the light and was hit by a Ford pickup driven by Nathan Birdsall, 23, of Coeur d’Alene, Spokane Valley police said.

Entry deadline for kickball event

Registration for a new Armed Forces Day kickball tournament will close Wednesday.

The May 15 tournament, sponsored by the Spokane County Parks Department, will be at Plante’s Ferry Sports Stadium, 12308 E. Upriver Drive.

There will be men’s, women’s, coeducational and family divisions, according to park officials. Registration costs $95 for each nine-member team, and each team will be guaranteed three games.

For more information, call the Parks Department at (509) 477-4730 or click on the “Recreation Program” link on the department’s website, www.spokane county.org/parks.

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