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11-year-old girl recovering in Iowa City after hit by vehicle

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UPDATE: Family says 11-year-old Brooklyn Nelson is recovering in Iowa City after being hit by a car earlier this week.

Family says the young girl was transported from Allen Hospital to Iowa University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and is being treated for broken ribs and a deflated lung.

Family says she has a long recovery ahead of her. Hear from Brooklyn's grandmother tonight on KWWL at 5 and 6.

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The Waterloo Police Department confirms an 11-year-old girl was hit by a vehicle last night. 

They say the accident happened around 7:00 p.m. near the intersection of East 9th Street and Mulberry Street.

Police say the girl was taken to Allen Hospital, but her injuries do not appear to be life-threatening. 

According to a police report, this is still under investigation. 

If you know any information about the accident, contact Cedar Valley Crime Stoppers at 855-300-8477.

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