Child hit by pickup truck in Robertson County

ROBERTSON COUNTY, Tex. (KBTX)- A child was flown to a Temple hospital Monday evening after being struck by a neighbor's pickup truck.

The accident happened on Taylor Lane off Highway 79 near Franklin.

The Robertson County Sheriff says the 5-year-old victim was taken by a medical helicopter to a Temple hospital as a precaution. Sheriff Gerald Yezak said the boy was alert and conscious when first responders arrived on the scene.