Blan student injured at baseball practice

News Journal

BLANCHESTER — A Blanchester Local Schools student-athlete was struck in the face during baseball practice about 4:30 p.m. Friday.

The athlete was speaking and coherent afterward, reported Blanchester Local Schools Superintendent Dean Lynch, who went to the scene.

The student was hit in the eye area, added Lynch.

A medical helicopter transported the student to Miami Valley Hospital to be checked out.

The police scanner said the victim was hit by a baseball.

The student’s mother was reportedly at the scene.

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