Police: Girl struck by van, injured while crossing Brooklyn street

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A girl is expected to be OK after being struck by a van Tuesday morning while crossing the street in Brooklyn, police say.

The incident happened at the intersection of Church and Utica avenues in East Flatbush.

Police say the girl was on her way to school before being hit. She is believed to be 11 or 12 years old.

A surveillance video captured the moment the girl was struck and injured by the van.

Witnesses at the scene tell News 12 the van ran a red light and struck the girl, sending her body flying through the air

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