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      3 people hit by truck near Country USA grounds

      3 people were hit and injured by a truck on South Washburn St. in Oshkosh, June 24, 2014. (WLUK/Mike Moon)
      3 people were hit and injured by a truck on South Washburn St. in Oshkosh, June 24, 2014. (WLUK/Mike Moon)
      OSHKOSH - Three people were hurt after they were hit by a pickup truck near the Country USA grounds Tuesday.A 17-year-old Oshkosh boy was driving the pickup truck south on Washburn Ave. just after 10 p.m. when he hit three people walking along the road, the State Patrol says.

      A 23-year-old Wautoma man was airlifted to Theda Clark Medical Center in Neenah with life-threatening injuries. He has since been flown to a Madison hospital, according to a spokesperson for Theda Clark. The other two, a 20-year-old Eureka woman, and a 22-year-old Neshkoro man, were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

      The driver of the pickup truck was not hurt.

      Police said Tuesday night the wet conditions on the festival grounds may have played a role. No one involved had been drinking, the State Patrol said.

      The crash is still under investigation. The victims' names have not been released.