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Child hit by car that passed a stopped school bus

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WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - A 10-year-old student from Holly Tree Elementary was taken to the hospital Monday after being hit by a car that passed a stopped school bus.

According to police, Michael Burnette passed a school bus near the intersection of Dogwood LN and Brittain Drive around 7:00 a.m. on Monday.

Police said Burnette hit a student, who was crossing the street, with his mirror.

The child was taken to NHRMC to get checked out, but is said to have minor injuries.

Burnette was charged with passing a school bus which is a felony.

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