12-year-old girl struck by log truck while trying to cross Mississippi highway

Published 3:13 pm Friday, January 12, 2024

A 12-year-old girl is in critical condition after being struck by a log truck while trying to cross a Mississippi highway.

Officials with the Corinth Police Department report that the accident happened at approximately 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 11, at Cass Street and Highway 72 in Corinth.

Addison McGuire, 12, was reportedly trying to cross the highway at the intersection when she was hit by the log truck.

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McGuire was transported to a Memphis hospital, where she was listed in critical condition Friday morning.