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