Child struck by officer after stepping off Palm Tran Bus

Child struck by officer after stepping off Palm Tran Bus

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (WFLX) - Investigators are piecing together what happened Thursday night when a child was hit by a police car in West Palm Beach. At last check, the 11-year-old child was hospitalized in serious condition.

A representative for the police union says the officer who was driving, Ariel Munoz, is okay but shaken up. He has been with the department for seven years.

The officer was driving down Broadway and 29th Street when the child stepped off a Palm Tran Bus. Witnesses say the crash was unavoidable.

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