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Student Hit by Special Education Van at Yreka High School

District officials have confirmed that a Yreka High student was airlifted to UC Davis for treatment after a County special education van hit her outside of the school.

Posted: Oct 12, 2018 2:06 PM

YREKA, Calif. — A student of Yreka High School was airlifted to the hospital after being hit by a County special education van outside of the school on Thursday, according to Yreka Superintendent Mark Greenfield.

The incident happened around 7:55 a.m., just before school began on Thursday.

Authorities have yet to release many details on the incident, but Greenfield said that Yreka Police, the school, and County authorities are investigating.

Greenfield said that he believed the girl injured in the incident was in stable condition, but had to be airlifted to the UC Davis Medical Center near Sacramento for treatment. The student's name, age, and the extent of her injuries have not been released in any official capacity.

The injured student was not herself a special education student.

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