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PITTSBURGH (AP/KDKA) — A school superintendent in Pennsylvania says a school bus driver arrived at a stop to find a fatally injured second-grader, who apparently had been hit by a vehicle while waiting for the bus.

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Tyrone Area School District Superintendent Cathy Harlow says in a Facebook posting that the apparent hit-and-run happened before school Thursday morning in Franklin Township in Huntingdon County.

She says the bus driver called 911 and stayed with the 7-year-old boy until first responders arrived.

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She says counseling is being provided for students and staff at Tyrone Elementary School.

State police are investigating.

The school district says the boy was a second grader at Tyrone Elementary School.

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