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Student seriously injured after being hit by vehicle at Lexington High School

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A Lexington High School student is in serious but stable condition after being hit by a vehicle on school grounds Wednesday morning, according to an official.

It happened just after 8:15 a.m. at Lexington High School on U.S. 1, said Lexington County spokesman Harrison Cahill.

An 11th-grader was crossing a roadway to get to the Lexington Technology Center from a parking area at the high school, said Lexington School District 1 spokeswoman Mary Beth Hill. When the student stepped out to cross, he was hit by a truck.

The unidentified student was taken to a hospital and is in “serious but stable condition,” Cahill said.

Lexington School District 1 officials have notified the student’s parents, and the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the incident, Cahill said.

A woman died in December after being hit by a truck while crossing U.S. 1 in front of the high school. Troopers said after an investigation that both the runner and the driver who hit her were at fault.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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