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Student struck by pickup near North High

WICHITA — A 15-year-old student has been hospitalized with a broken nose and a number of cuts and bruises after she was hit by a truck while crossing 13th Street before sunrise this morning, authorities said.

The girl was hit shortly before 7 a.m. in the 600 block of West 13th Street near Wichita North High School, a Sedgwick County dispatch supervisor said.

She was taken to Via Christi Hospital on St. Francis, where she will be held overnight for observation, said Susan Arensman, a spokeswoman for the Wichita school district.

The vehicle that struck the girl was not being driven by another student, Arensman said.

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