Teen injured after being hit by flying tire

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. -- A teen was injured while walking when a tire flew off a passing truck and struck her.

The 15-year-old girl was walking on Woodlawn Road just West of Lewis Speedway when she was struck by the tire.

One lane of traffic is closed and the teen is being transported to a local hospital by St. Johns County Fire-Rescue with non-life threatening injuries.

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