FHP: Boy hit by SUV in Brevard County mud pit

FHP: Boy hit by SUV in Brevard County mud pit

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. — A 10-year-old boy was hit by an SUV in a mud pit on New Year's Day near Brevard County's Canaveral Groves neighborhood, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

Troopers were called at about 3:30 p.m. to an area used for recreational off-road vehicles near Port St. John Parkway and Golfview Avenue, Lt. Kim Montes said.

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"Troopers are still attempting to determine what occurred," she said. "Witnesses report that a 10-year-old boy was struck by a white Chevy SUV in a mud pit."

The child was flown to Orlando's Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children in stable condition.

The crash remains under investigation.

No other details were given.

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