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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - A pedestrian was hit by a teenage driver on the Illinois State Fairgrounds Monday morning.

Police were called to 8th St. south of Central. Officers said a 16-year-old driver failed to notice a 43-year-old man walking on the right side of the road and hit him at a low speed. 

The victim fell and struck his head on the curb.

He was taken to the hospital, treated, and released.

The teen driver was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid a crash.