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Rollerblader hit by vehicle after Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest parade

A 9-year-old Strawberry Fest parade-goer was sent to the hospital Saturday after being hit by a vehicle.

Cottage Grove police said Holly A. Weston, who was with a parade unit, was rollerblading near Cottage Grove Middle School when the she lost balance and ran into a moving vehicle. Police said she landed underneath the vehicle’s wheel.

Cottage Grove ambulance transported her to Regions Hospital in St. Paul with internal injuries, according to police. She was in stable condition.

The incident happened just after noon, following the conclusion of the parade.

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