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RAYTOWN, Mo — A student was hurt on their way to school Monday after being hit by a car outside Raytown High School. 

Raytown Police were called to the parking lot of Raytown High School around 7:05 a.m. Monday for a reported crash. There officers identified a student who had been side swiped by a vehicle. Officers say the student was walking near the school when another student  pulled into the parking lot and clipped them. 

The student who was hit was taken to the hospital with a leg injury and the driver was not injured. Parents of both students were notified of the crash. Police have not released the names of the students involved. 

“The safety of students is always our top priority,” the school district said in a statement Monday. “The district will continue to evaluate the way in which students enter and exit the parking lot and as they arrive and depart from school.”