Child found dead at bus stop, police said


State Police are investigating the death of a 7-year-old boy in Huntingdon County.

The child was found Thursday along Huntingdon Furnace Road in Franklin Township around 7 a.m.

Tyrone Area School District Superintendent Cathy Harlow announced Thursday morning that the boy was apparently struck by a passing vehicle at his bus stop, however police have not confirmed the cause of death.

Harlow said the boy, a second grade student at Tyrone elementary, was found by the bus driver on route.

The bus driver called 911 and remained at the scene until first responders arrived, Harlow said.

She said the bus driver and district personnel are assisting state police in the investigation.

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