Stdent Fatally Struck By Swerving Pick-Up Truck At School Bus Stop

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Sadly, a middle-school student who waited to get on a school bus in Wisconsin was fatally hit by a pickup truck, officials say, according to Fox. According to the Sauk County sheriff’s office, the pupil was struck close to 7:20 a.m.

“along Highway 23/33 in the Town of Excelsior, northwest of Madison,”

the outlet reported. 

The sheriff’s office says that a school bus stopped to pick up the unnamed student when a pickup driver didn’t slow down in time causing the truck to sideswipe the bus. The Webb Middle School student was struck as a result and unfortunately, declared deceased at the location. The sheriff’s office went on to say that the pickup truck landed in a ditch. The pickup truck driver had minor injuries.  

Superintendent Roger Rindo alerted parents about the incident, as Rindo described the student’s demise as

“a truly devastating time for our entire community,”

reports WISC-TV

#Clique, let’s keep this student’s family in our thoughts and prayers! 

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