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Friday February 5th, 2016 5:24PM

Child hospitalized after being hit by car near Clayton

By Rob Moore Reporter
CLAYTON - An Atlanta child was injured after being struck by a vehicle in Rabun County Tuesday afternoon.<br /> <br /> Trooper 1st Class Casey Coffee of Georgia State Patrol Post 7 in Toccoa said the accident occurred on private property at Ramah Darom Camp near Clayton at 12:23 p.m.<br /> <br /> A 2012 Lexus ES-300 driven by 67-year-old Louis Selwyn Lazarus of Longwood, Fla., was backing up when the driver lost control, Coffee said.<br /> <br /> The Lexus struck a parked, unoccupied 2014 Nissan Altima in the rear, then struck the child and a parked, unoccupied 2005 Acura MDX, according to Coffee.<br /> <br /> The child, identified as 12-year-old Zachary Evan Lavega of Atlanta, suffered lower extremity injuries and was taken by ambulance to Habersham Medical Center, Coffee said.<br /> <br /> No charges were filed.
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