Man arrested after allegedly hitting young boy with car

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EAST MACHIAS (WGME) -- The Washington County Sheriff's Office says a young boy was hit by a car while riding his bike, according to WVII.

It happened Sunday on the Rim Road in East Machias.

Deputies told WVI a 9-year-old boy was riding a bike across the roadway when he was hit by a car driven 25-year-old Chris Howard, of Cutler.

Deputies say Howard was operating the vehicle without a license, according to WVII.

He was arrested and taken to the Washington County Jail.

There is no word on if the boy suffered injuries.

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