Oak Grove child struck by car passing school bus

LAMAR COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - An Oak Grove Middle School student was hit by a car Wednesday as he was crossing a road to get on a school bus.

Authorities say the driver of the car was an 87-year-old Lamar County woman.

The child was taken to a hospital for observation and x-rays and later released. Authorities say the child was crossing Oak Grove Road to board the stopped school bus when a car bumped the child.

The driver of the car has been charged with passing a stopped school bus and will be required to post a cash bond. Authorities have not released the identity of the driver.

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