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Child Dies In Logan County Walking To Bus Stop

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The Logan County Sheriff’s Office confirmed, in a press release, that a middle school student was hit and killed by a vehicle this morning just before 7 a.m. in West Logan.

The youth, who was not identified, was pronounced dead upon arrival at the Logan Regional Medical Center.

The driver of the vehicle told deputies they were unable to see the child while turning from 11th Street from Route 10. 

In a letter to the community Jeff Huffman, superintendent of Logan County Schools, said “There is no greater tragedy than the death of a young person.”

The letter goes on to say counselors have been available at Logan Middle School throughout the day, and will remain in place for as long as necessary, as the community pulls together to process what has happened.  

The incident is still under investigation.