North Carolina student hospitalized with serious injuries after getting hit by school bus

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JACKSONVILLE, Onslow County (WCTI)- A 16-year-old Jacksonville High School student hit by a school bus Friday morning and is in the hospital with serious injuries. Jacksonville Police responded to a crash in which a pedestrian was struck by a school bus at 6:37 a.m. Friday.

The pedestrian, a 16-year-old boy, was transported to US Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune with serious injuries, a representative of Jacksonville Department of Public Safety said. Out of respect for the family's privacy, officials are not releasing his name at this time.

A crisis team is at Jacksonville High School to support students and staff in the wake of the crash. Onslow County Schools sends their thoughts and prayers to the student and family, a representative said.

The crash is under investigation.

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