A sixth-grade Columbus City Schools student was struck by a vehicle and killed Wednesday morning, Sept. 18, in east Columbus, near Reynoldsburg.

Columbus police were called just before 6:25 a.m. on a report of a person being struck on the 1000 block of McNaughten Road just north of East Main Street.

Police confirmed that the pedestrian, identified as a sixth-grade student at nearby Sherwood Middle School, was pronounced dead at the scene.

UPDATE 9am: Columbus City Schools confirms the victim was a 6th-grade student at Sherwood Middle School. https://t.co/F8OwtOJHEt

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