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School bus runs over boy’s foot, officials say

Updated Monday, Dec. 10, 2012 | 8:43 a.m.

A 6-year-old boy was transported to the hospital Monday after a school bus ran over his foot, Metro Police and Clark County School District officials said.

The accident happened about 6:40 a.m. on Las Vegas Boulevard near Cheyenne Avenue, police said.

Officer Laura Meltzer said the boy was taken to University Medical Center with nonlife-threatening injuries.

Clark County School District spokeswoman Melinda Malone said the rear wheel of the bus ran over the boy’s foot. She said the driver stopped and alerted authorities.

School District traffic investigators were on the scene, which Malone said is standard procedure in all accidents.

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