The district reports that the child suffered some scrapes, bumps and bruises, but is expected to be fine.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

ROSS TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — A North Hills Middle School student was struck by a car on their way to the bus stop Monday morning, officials with the school district say.

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According to a letter released to parents from the district, the student was walking to the bus stop on Thompson Run Road around 7:15 a.m.

Officials say the child likely stepped into the road and a passing vehicle made contact with them.

A family member helped the student back home.

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The district reports that the child suffered some scrapes, bumps and bruises, but is expected to be fine. The family took the child to the hospital to be checked as a precaution.

Ross Township Police and North Hills School District police officers are investigating the incident.

Click here to read the district’s full letter to parents and guardians.

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