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Woman saves child from being crushed by car

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CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL)--Cedar rapids police say a woman's quick thinking saved a child from being run over by a car.

Police say 23-year old Christy Watts was standing between two cars outside her home Friday afternoon when one of the vehicles came rolling towards her.

Police say Watts noticed the car about to hit a child.

Watts pushed the child out of the way and ended up pinned under the car.

Police were able to free Watts who suffered bruising on her legs.

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