Parkland Middle School student hit, killed after leaving campus during walkout

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Daniel Borunda/El Paso TimesA highway camera shows police blocking Loop 375 after a Parkland Middle School student was killed in a pedestrian accident.
(Photo: Courtesy Texas Department of Transportation)A Parkland Middle School sixth-grader who left campus during the National Student Walkout was killed when he was struck by a vehicle Friday morning on Loop 375 in Northeast El Paso, school district officials said.
All Parkland Middle School extracurricular activities Friday and over the weekend were canceled, De La Torre said.
After the accident, the Ysleta Independent School District sent parents a voice message stating that the boy was a student at Parkland Middle School.
Parkland Middle School and Parkland High School are located on opposite sides of the highway.
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