Teen Hit After Getting Off School Bus

By Frank Heinz and Ellen Goldberg
|  Friday, Dec 21, 2012  |  Updated 6:49 PM CDT
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A 16-year-old freshman from Shepton High School was hit by a car after getting off of a school bus Friday afternoon.

Ellen Goldberg, NBC 5 News

A 16-year-old freshman from Shepton High School was hit by a car after getting off of a school bus Friday afternoon.

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A 16-year-old boy was hit by a car after getting off of a school bus Friday afternoon, officials say.

The student, a freshman at Shepton High School, was transported to the hospital but is expected to recover.

Plano police said the bus stopped on Windhaven Parkway east of Midway Road to let some students who live in the neighborhood off the bus. The injured student got off the bus and walked in front of it to cross Windhaven Parkway.

The driver of a black Lexus apparently didn't see the bus's stop sign and flashing lights. The car hit the boy, sending him flying over the front of the car and smashing the windshield.

In order for the school bus to open its doors to let students out, the stop sign on the side of the bus must be extended and the red flashing lights must be on.

Once the investigation is complete, police will determine if any charges will be filed.

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