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Teen hit by car in NE Atlanta

ATLANTA -- A teenage girl was hit by a car in northeast Atlanta Wednesday morning.

It happened shortly before 8 a.m. at the intersection of Cheshire Bridge and Lavista roads.

Dispatchers said the victim ran in front of the car that hit her. A police officer on the scene said the 16-year-old victim darted into the street to catch a bus.

Atlanta police spokeswoman Kim Jones said the victim was conscious after the accident and was taken to a nearby hospital with a broken ankle. Her name was not released.

The incident is under investigation.