Student leaves school without permission, falls into ditch

Posted October 3

— A Kentucky school district says a middle school student who left school without permission fell into a drainage ditch adjacent to campus.

News outlets report Fayette County Public Schools spokeswoman Lisa Deffendall said the Leestown Middle School student was transported to the hospital as a precaution Monday. She didn't have a precise description of the student's condition.

Deffendall says preventative measures will be put into place with the student, and the school will review safety procedures.

No further details were released.


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