MacArthur High School student dies after struck by vehicle while walking to school

HOUSTON — A MacArthur High School student was killed Wednesday morning after being struck by a vehicle, Aldine ISD officials confirm.

The student was walking in the 4400 block of Aldine Mail Route when he was hit.

The student's identity has not yet been released.

Aldine ISD released the following statement:

"This morning one of our MacArthur High School students was struck by a car and killed on his way to school.   Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and loved ones.   Counselors will be available to students and staff to assist them during this difficult time."