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A Gwendolyn Brooks Middle School student appears to be in good condition after being struck by a moving vehicle Monday morning while walking to school, according to Oak Park spokesman David Powers.

Powers told Wednesday Journal that Oak Park police responded to a call at 8:57 a.m.

Monday morning reporting that a child had been struck by a vehicle near Washington Boulevard and Home Avenue. The school is at 325 S. Kenilworth Ave.

“The child and its parent refused medical treatment and the child went on off to school,” Powers said.

This is the second occasion this month of an Oak Park child being struck by a vehicle during school commuting hours. A vehicle hit a Longfellow Elementary School student at 3:10 p.m., Nov. 8 as the child was crossing the street with family at the intersection of Jackson Boulevard and Cuyler Avenue following dismissal. That child received non-life-threatening injuries, according to Powers.

Longfellow School is at 715 Highland Ave.

This is a developing story.

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