8-year-old hit by car at bus stop in NC

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CATAWBA COUNTY, N.C. — A child was struck by a vehicle while trying to board a school bus in Catawba County early Monday morning.

Officials said a 8-year-old was hit by a vehicle on the 500 block of East Main Street around 7 a.m.

The child tried to cross the street at the bus stop as the bus was approaching. The bus had not stopped or activated its stop sign arm, according to the officer.

Police said that the child was then hit by a car approaching from the other direction.

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