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NEWBERRY, SC (FOX Carolina) The Newberry Police Department says two teens are in good condition after they were struck by a car while crossing the road to school Monday morning. 

According to police, the teens were illegally crossing SC-219, or Main Street, from a Burger King to Newberry High School around 8 a.m.  when a car hit them.

Police said the car had a green light, and the driver will not be charged. 

Both students were transported to Prisma's Trauma Center, but Newberry Police Chief McClurkin says they're in good condition - one has already been released from the hospital. 

McClurkin encourages all students to use extreme caution while crossing roadways. 


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