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Dump Truck Hits Durham Student

Posted October 17, 2003 6:43 a.m. EDT

— A student at Durham's Lakeview School was struck by a dump truck Thursday morning.

Durham police said the 15-year-old boy exited a city bus at 10:34 a.m. and was crossing Dearborn Drive toward the school when he was struck by a Durham Public Schools dump truck.

Officials said the student was conscious and alert when he was transported to a hospital.

The accident is under investigation. There is no word on injuries or charges.

The dump truck driver has been suspended pending an investigation of the accident.