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Second student dies after being hit by car at bus stop

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The Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a second teen has died after four teens were struck by a vehicle at a bus stop in Royal Palm Beach.

The incident occurred on March 22nd  near Crestwood BLVD South and Cypress Lake Ave in Royal Palm Beach.

Authorities say  57-year-old Angel Antonio Lopez lost control of his vehicle around 7:00 a.m. and drove up onto the sidewalk were the students were standing.

Two of the teens were critically injured, while two were said to have been in serious condition.

On March 23rd, one of the students, a 15-year-old girl, was said to have died from her injuries. A second student was said to have passed away on March 28th:

 

 

On Thursday, Royal Palm Beach Community High School Principal Michelle Fleming said that district officials have decided to relocate the bus stop to a nearby area out of respect for the students and their families.

Authorities have said that charges are pending against the driver.