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Wake County student taken to hospital after being hit by vehicle

Posted December 11, 2019 5:15 p.m. EST

Child sent to hospital after being hit by vehicle

— Wake County Schools officials said a child was hit by a vehicle during Wednesday's dismissal at Riverbend Elementary School.

Lisa Luten, Communications Director for Wake County Schools, said the incident happened when a vehicle in the carpool lane drove over a curb and hit the student. Gary Major, Principal of Riverbend Elementary, said "the student's family was immediately notified while our staff and emergency officials responded to the situation."

Raleigh police told WRAL's Rosalia Fodera the child was transported by EMS to the hospital for precautionary reasons.

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