Florida Highway Patrol Lt. Kim Montes said in a news release that Nunka Exantus was taken to Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children in Orlando on Thursday morning. She said the girl had serious injuries.
Montes said 31-year-old Sury Vasquez Benitez was not able to stop her pickup truck in time to avoid hitting the child.
Troopers are continuing to investigate.
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