Child hit by vehicle while crossing road in Langdon

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LANGDON, N.D. (Valley News Live) - A 5-year-old boy was airlifted to the hospital after he was hit by a vehicle while going to school.

It happened Monday morning around 8 in Langdon.

Police say the 5-year-old was crossing 9th Ave. between 7th and 8th Street when a semi that was heading east on 9th Ave. stopped to let him and 3 other children cross in the middle of the block.

The boy started to cross 9th Ave. but was hit by a vehicle heading west.

The child was taken to Cavalier County Memorial Hospital but was later life flighted to Fargo.

The accident is still under investigation.