Elementary School Student Found Dead at Pennsylvania Bus Stop
FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, PA. – November 2, 2018 - According to an online news report from wsbtv.com, an elementary school student was tragically found dead November 1 at a school bus stop in Franklin Township, Pennsylvania. Police say the student was the victim of a hit-and-run crash.*
The incident occurred at approximately 7 a.m. on November 1 in Franklin Township. Police say the boy was waiting at a bus stop and was struck by a vehicle. The unidentified driver did not stop, but police believe they have located him or her. Police say the driver was traveling at a low rate of speed and did not know he or she had hit someone. It is not yet clear how the accident occurred.
The school bus driver arrived at the scheduled stop and discovered the boy’s body. His name has not been released. Tyrone Area School District Superintendent Cathy Harlow confirmed the boy was a second-grader at Tyrone Elementary School in Tyrone, Pennsylvania. Harlow said the district was assisting Pennsylvania State Police in their investigation of the incident.
“Our school community is truly grieved by this terrible loss,” Harlow said. “Please keep the family in your thoughts and prayers.”
On the same morning, two adults and five children — ages 6 through 12 — were struck by a vehicle while waiting at a school bus stop in Tampa, Florida. A Ford Escort drove through the residential area by the bus stop and struck all seven people. All seven were transported to a local hospital. Two had serious injuries, and one was in critical condition. Police in Tampa said all seven people were expected to recover.
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