17-Year-Old Girl Hit by Car on Route 124 in Montgomery County

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    A 17-year-old pedestrian was hit by a car early Friday morning in Montgomery County.

    The victim was hit on Route 124 at Watkins Road at the border of Gaithersburg and Damascus in Maryland.

    She has non-life-threatening injuries.

    The teen was taken into an ambulance around 6:20 a.m. Rescue crews initially waited for a  helicopter to airlift her from the scene, but later decided to transport her by ground.

    The striking vehicle remained on the scene.

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