10-year-old hit by vehicle outside Denver elementary school

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DENVER — A 10-year-old girl was hit by a vehicle outside of an elementary school on Thursday morning, the Denver Police Department said.

The girl was hit about 8 a.m. in front of Greenlee Elementary School at 1150 Lipan St.

A spokesman for Denver Public Schools said the girl was crossing the street when the vehicle ran over her foot.

The girl was taken to a hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries, according to the DPS spokesman, though police classified the injuries as serious.

The driver of the vehicle stayed at the scene and cooperated with authorities.