Police news

A Cedartown girl was seriously injured and being sent out of Polk County for treatment after she was struck by a vehicle this afternoon. 

Cedartown Police Chief Jamie Newsome said the 10-year-old girl sustained serious injuries, and that she was being airlifted out of the county for treatment. 

Newsome said that Georgia State Patrol has taken over the investigation of the incident from his officers. East Avenue traffic was being re-routed around the wreck on Adams Street. 

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