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9-year-old boy hit by Durham school bus

March 16, 2017 GMT

A 9-year-old boy suffered injuries to his leg and face Thursday morning after he was hit by a school bus when he darted across the street, officials said.

The boy was hit just before 8 a.m. near the intersection of Juniper Street and North Hyde Park Avenue, according to Durham police. His injuries did not appear to be life-threatening.

Police said it appears the boy tried to run across the street and was hit by the bus.