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12-year-old on bike hit by pickup near Henderson junior high school

A 12-year-old boy was struck by a pickup truck Monday morning while riding a bicycle near a Henderson junior high school, police said.

About 7:15 a.m., a black Ford truck struck the boy near Emden Street and East Warm Springs Road, just south of Brown Junior High School at 307 Cannes St., according to Henderson police spokesman Rod Pena. The juvenile was taken to University Medical Center with injuries that appear to be survivable, Pena said.

Police did not say whether the juvenile is a student at the middle school.

The pickup’s driver remained at the scene and is cooperating with police. Pena said investigators do not suspect the driver of speeding or impairment.

Contact Rio Lacanlale at rlacanlale@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0381. Follow @riolacanlale on Twitter.

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