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Galt High students struck by truck while walking to school

Police report that two Galt High School students are in intensive care at UC Davis Medical Center after being struck by a pickup truck while walking to school Monday morning.

Sgt. Charles Dedriksen said the students were in a crosswalk in the 800 block of C Street about 7:36 a.m. when they were hit by the truck, which was eastbound on C Street.

Dedriksen said the driver stopped and cooperated with officers. He reportedly told police he was blinded by the sun and didn’t see the students.

The names of the students have not been released, and police said the investigation is continuing.