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Student hit in front of Kennedy Jr High in WVC

Photo by KSL TV photographer Derek Peterson


A 7th grader is in critical condition after being hit by a car outside Kennedy Junior High school in West Valley City.

Police say the boy was dropped off on the opposite side of the street before school started; he did not cross in the crosswalk and a driver did not see him before hitting him.



The school, the staff, students and school district are all very sad right now as they worry for this 7th grader. Crisis counselors are at the school for those who need the help coping.

Photo by Mary Richards of the crosswalk north of the spot where the boy was hit

Listen to the interview with Granite School District Spokesman Ben Horsley below.