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      81-Year-Old Seriously Injured in South Boston Accident

      South Boston, VA - An 81-year-old woman is in the hospital after she was hit by a car in front of a South Boston store Wednesday afternoon.

      Officials say the woman, a Virgilina resident, was leaving Supply Line Discount grocery store around 1:24 p.m. when she was hit by an 80-year-old woman driving a white Ford Escape.

      Officials say the 81-year-old was flown to Duke Hospital with serious injuries to her hands and head.

      Police officials say the driver was pulling into a parking spot in front of the store when she hit the gas instead of the brake. She was not hurt in the accident.

      Criminal charges are pending.

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