Yard-sale fundraiser in Edgewater for Amy Sue Root, little girl struck while riding scooter

Amy Sue Root of Edgewater critically injured in 2010 / Headline SurferPhoto for Headline Surfer / Amy Sue Root as shown in 2008 before her accident.

EDGEWATER -- A yard-sale fundraiser is being held Friday, Saturday and Sunday to help provide care for Amy Sue Root, the little girl struck by a motor vehicle while riding her scooter.

The fundraiser is scheduled from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. all three days at 3207 Silver Palm Drive, rain or shine.

Amy Sue Root was just 8 years old when she was struck by a truck while riding her Razor scooter in her Edgewater neighborhood on Jan. 24, 2010.

Amy Sue suffered critical head injuries when she was thrown 60 feet after accidentally darting out in front of the vehicle.

Friends of the Root family are asking the residents of Southeast Volusia community to donate whatever they can at fundraiser to help with her care.

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