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Teen walking to school in Arlington struck by SUV, hospitalized

A 15-year-old boy was hospitalized Wednesday morning after he was struck by a SUV while walking to school, according to police.
A 15-year-old boy was hospitalized Wednesday morning after he was struck by a SUV while walking to school, according to police.

A 15-year-old boy walking to school Wednesday morning was struck by an SUV and airlifted to the hospital, according to Arlington police.

The boy was walking in the crosswalk at Park Springs Boulevard and West Pleasant Ridge Road when he was struck by the SUV around 7 a.m., said Arlington Police Department spokesman Steven Bartolotta. The boy was airlifted to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The driver stopped, and the SUV had damage to one side of its windshield, according to media reports.

Bartolotta said police were still trying to determine who had the right-of-way.

Mark David Smith: 817-390-7808, @MarkSmith_FWST

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