Fayette County School Student Leaves Campus, Falls In Ditch

Oct 3, 2017

A Kentucky school district says a middle school student who left school without permission fell into a drainage ditch adjacent to campus.

News outlets report Fayette County Public Schools spokeswoman Lisa Deffendall said the Leestown Middle School student was transported to the hospital as a precaution Monday. She didn't have a precise description of the student's condition. Deffendall says preventative measures will be put into place with the student, and the school will review safety procedures.

No further details were released.