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Driver cited after striking 7-year-old girl getting off the bus

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CLINTON, LA (WAFB) - A seven-year-old girl from Clinton suffered moderate to serious injuries after being hit by a vehicle after getting off the school bus.

Louisiana State Police say it happened on Highway 67 north of LA highway 959 in East Feliciana Parish on Monday afternoon. Officials say 67-year-old Hoyt Norwood of Baker was driving an SUV northbound on LA Highway 67 when he failed to yield to the school bus in front of him. He hit the child as the  child was getting off the bus.

She was taken to the hospital. Norwood was cited for failing to yield and operating a vehicle with a suspended license.

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