Updated Thursday, Sept. 27, 10:51 p.m.
The student struck by a car on Thursday afternoon has been released from the hospital and is home resting, according to an update his family provided to Tolland Patch.
While the family requested that their child not be identified, they praised the quick and professional response of the school, rescue workers and police officers after the incident.
According to a press release from Troop C, a Tolland minor struck the sixth-grade student while he was attempting to cross Old Cathole Road North while walking home from school.
A sixth-grade student was struck by a car Thursday on Old Cathole Road North while walking home from Tolland Middle School, according to Superintendent William Guzman.
While the child was transported to the hospital, Guzman said the student is recovering and is doing as well as can be expected.
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