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Man arrested for hit and run crash that injured young girl

A man is in jail charged with running over a little girl -- then driving off.

Corbin Police say Michael Petrey, 42, was driving his GMC van on the Cumberland Falls Parkway, south of I-75, Monday when he hit the child.

Officers later found Petrey at his home on 11th Street, where they arrested him on charges of assault, leaving the scene of an accident and failure to render aid.

The little girl was airlifted to U.K. Hospital with head injuries, a broken femur and possibly a broken pelvis, according to police.

Her name hasn't been released.


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