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Police: 19-year-old tried to pass school bus and hit Franklin County 6th grader

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UPDATE 1:10 p.m.

BOONES MILL, Va. (WSET) - A sixth grade student hit by a car while boarding the bus on Wednesday and thankfully that child is okay.

State police said the 13-year-old girl was getting on the bus on Grassy Hill Road in Boones Mill around 7 a.m. They say she had minor injuries and was treated at the scene.

Officials say the bus had just stopped when a 19-year-old woman didn't stop, went around the bus, and hit the girl as she crossed the road. Marla Kesauver of Rocky Mount is now charged with passing a stopped school bus.

According to police, Kesauver was not hurt. They confirmed the bus did have its lights flashing but there was also heavy fog at the time.

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BOONES MILL, Va. (WSET) - Franklin County School superintendent Mark Church says a student was hit by a car while boarding a school bus.

Church says it happened on Route 919 in Boones Mill.

Church says the 6th grader's injuries are minor. State Police are investigating.

This is a developing story, stay with ABC 13 for updates.




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