[UPDATE 7:20 p.m.] 15-Year-Old Male With Head Injury at South Fork High School

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Stock photo by Oliver Cory

Miranda Fire and Garberville Ambulance are responding to South Fork High School’s baseball field at 6:12 p.m. after a 15-year-old male received a head injury from a baseball, according to information shared over the scanner.

Please be alert for emergency vehicles traveling in the area. According to the California Driver’s Handbook, drivers must “yield the right-of-way to any police vehicle, fire engine, ambulance, or other emergency vehicle using a siren and red lights. Drive to the right edge of the road and stop until the emergency vehicle(s) have passed. However, never stop in an intersection.”

UPDATE 7:20 p.m.: According to Thomas Norris, Assistant Fire Chief at Salmon Creek Fire Department, the youth was struck “pretty hard” over the right eye. The parents of the student took him to the hospital themselves.

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