Girl, 12, recovering after being struck by truck in Franklin

A 12-year-old Franklin girl riding her bicycle was injured after being struck by a pickup truck Wednesday evening.

Franklin police said the accident occurred at about 6:48 p.m. at the intersection of East Second and South Main streets.

The girl was crossing Second Street when she was struck by a 2002 Chevy Avalanche turning left from South Main Street, according to the police report.

The girl was taken by ambulance to the Kettering Emergency Center-Franklin, where she was treated for minor injuries.

Police determined the girl was at fault for the accident, saying she was improperly crossing the street.

The girl will not face any charges, according to Police Chief Russell Whitman.

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