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Student injured after being struck by school bus in downtown Kaukauna

WFRV-TV photo via Twitter
WFRV-TV photo via Twitter

 

UPDATE: 8:10 p.m., Sept. 6, 2016: NBC 26 is reporting that the boy struck by the bus today in downtown Kaukauna has died.

WBAY TV is reporting that he was a 12-year-old River View Middle School student.

The Kaukauna Police Department is working with the Kaukauna Area School district to ensure students and staff of the Kaukauna Area School District receives the proper support and counseling.

KAUKAUNA — A middle school student was struck by a school bus and injured today, Sept. 6, 2016, in downtown Kaukauna, according to Kaukauna police.

WLUK TV reports that the injuries are serious.

It was Kaukauna’s first day of school, and the accident happened about 3:30 p.m. at the intersection of Crooks Avenue and Second Street.

The bus was turning to go east on Second Street when it struck the boy, who was crossing the street, according to reports.

The boy had not been on the bus.

The Appleton Post Crescent reports that the child was taken to ThedaCare Regional Medical Center-Appleton, said ThedaCare spokeswoman Megan Mulholland. Graff said the boy is in critical condition.

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