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An 8-year-old girl is in fair condition after being struck by an SUV on Monday in Newton.
Mikaelah Janae Stanley, of Hickory, attempted to cross the street about 6:30 p.m. near the intersection of North Ashe Avenue and West Eighth Street.
According to a police report, the drvier of the SUV, Charline Marie Farley, 34, of Newton, was traveling below the speed limit and didn't have enough time to stop before striking the child.
Stanley was transported to Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.
No charges have been filed in the incident.