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Child in Critical Condition After Being Hit on Head by Lumber

A 12-year-old boy is being treated for a critical head injury after a piece of lumber struck him in Landover Hills, Maryland, Prince George's County fire officials say. 

The accident happened in the 3900 block of 74th Avenue at about 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. 

Someone was renovating a shed in a yard when the piece of lumber hit the boy, News4's Mark Segraves reports. 

The child, who has not been identified, was taken to the hospital. He is expected to survive.

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