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'Shovel girl' speaks out about viral video

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  • Teen who was hit by shovel speaks out about incident
  • Says she has a concussion and ear injury

It's a disturbing video that has gone viral.

A crowd surrounds two girls who trade punches, before one grabs and throws a shovel. The shovel struck the other girl on the back of the head, knocking her to the ground. The video spread quickly online, with people tweeting the term #shovelgirl.

The girl who was hit is identified as "Miranda." She told HLN's Dr. Drew Pinsky that she suffered a concussion and injury to her ear from the shovel hit.  

She addressed questions on whether the video was planned. "The fight was not staged, did not have plans to get hit by the shovel," she told him.

 

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