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Menahga girl struck on Highway 71; airlifted to Robbinsdale

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A Menahga girl was injured when she was hit by a station wagon on Highway 71 Saturday afternoon.

Samantha V. Wadsworth, 13, of Menahga suffered non life-threatening injuries, according to the State Patrol.


She was airlifted to North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale.

She was at a mailbox on the west side of Highway 71 at about 1:20 p.m. As a vehicle approached, she quickly started crossing the highway in front of it, according to the State Patrol.

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