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1 student dead, 5 injured after being hit by a vehicle in Oklahoma: police

Emergency crews respond to a scene where a vehicle hit several Moore High School students, killing at least one, in Moore, Okla., .
Emergency crews respond to a scene where a vehicle hit several Moore High School students, killing at least one, in Moore, Okla., . (Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman via AP)

Moore police say one student is dead and three are critically injured after a man drove into six students outside of a high school in Oklahoma.

Sgt. Jeremy Lewis with Moore police said the incident happened at around 4:30 p.m. Monday.

Lewis said the man continued driving after hitting all six students, colliding with other vehicles before he was stopped by officers and taken into custody.

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He said one person had died at the scene while three others were taken to the OU Medical Center. They remain in critical condition.

Lewis also said it is unclear if the act was intentional.

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Detectives are now waiting on a search warrant to determine whether or not the driver was intoxicated, he said.

According to Time Magazine, police said that at least once student was flown from the scene to hospital.

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