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Katy, TX News (September 2, 2015) – From KPRC Local 2 – A 15-year-old Taylor High School student was taken by Life Flight after being struck by a vehicle in Katy Wednesday morning.

According to Harris County deputies, a blue Mini Cooper struck the boy on Kingsland and Provincial Boulevard around 7:25 a.m.

Witnesses said the boy was alert when the student was transported by Life Flight to Memorial Hermann Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The Katy Independent School District released the following statement:

“Katy ISD would like to take this time to remind all parents and students to be mindful of school zones, and to keep an eye out for children when driving past campuses and neighborhood bus stops. This is also a good time for parents to remind their children about safety precautions at bus stops and while walking to and from school. We ask our community to join the District in keeping our students safe.”

According to authorities, the student is expected to be OK.

Katy Magazine’s thoughts and prayers are with this student and his family. Please, do not text and drive, and remember to mind the speed limit signs in the mornings and afternoons when students are traveling to and from school. 

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