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Boy, 4, critically injured by pickup on Kauai


    A 4-year-old boy was in critical condition after being hit by a pickup Sunday at Lydgate Beach Park.

A 4-year-old boy remained in critical condition today after he was struck by a truck Sunday at Lydgate Beach Park in Wailua, Kauai police said.

Shortly before 5 p.m., the driver of a Nissan pickup struck the boy while attempting to park near the restrooms at Kamalani Playground, police said. The driver was not hurt.

Speed or alcohol were not involved, police said.

Paramedics and fire rescue crews responded and performed CPR on the child, who sustained severe head injuries and was taken to Wilcox Medical Center. He was later flown to Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children.

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