- Associated Press - Monday, March 7, 2016

LAVALETTE, W.Va. (AP) - West Virginia State Police say two students have been struck after they got off a school bus in Wayne County.

State Police spokesman Lt. Michael Baylous says emergency dispatchers in Wayne County told him that the students were hit Monday afternoon by a vehicle along state Route 152 in Lavalette.

Baylous says he didn’t know what type of vehicle was involved, saying it was a “larger” type of vehicle. Media outlets report the students were struck by a tractor-trailer.

Further details on the accident weren’t immediately available. A call to the Wayne County emergency dispatch center was referred to State Police, who are investigating the accident.

Baylous says the students were taken to a hospital. WOWK-TV (https://bit.ly/1puOv4H) reports that their injuries are not life threatening.

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