10-Year-Old Hit by Car at Minn. Rest Area

Updated: 07/01/2013 7:49 AM KSTP.com By: Leslie Dyste



A 10-year-old was injured after being hit by a car in the parking lot of a rest area in Freeborn County.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Ashton Philyaw was hit by a 2011 Ford Fiesta around 1:30 p.m. Sunday.

Fifty-nine year old John Sassaman of Center City was driving the car.

Ashton suffered non-life threatening injuries.

The rest area is located off of Interstate 35 at the Minnesota-Iowa border.