Car hits 2 Fall River students walking to school, officials say

Two girls heading to Talbot Middle School were struck in a crosswalk on Monday morning, according to officials.

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Officials say two students were hit by a car while walking to a Massachusetts middle school.

Fall River Superintendent Matthew Malone says the students were struck in a crosswalk where a crossing guard was present in Fall River around 6:45 a.m. Monday.

Malone says the students were heading to Talbot Middle School, and police have identified the students as girls ages 12 and 13.

One girl has been hospitalized with serious injuries, and the other has been hospitalized with minor injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.

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