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Hempfield student hospitalized for undisclosed emergency

| Wednesday, March 23, 2016, 1:00 p.m.

A student at Hempfield Area High School was taken by ambulance to Excela Westmoreland Hospital for treatment following a medical emergency reported to 911 dispatchers at 9:25 a.m. Wednesday at the school.

District Superintendent Barbara Marin said help was summoned when the student reported to the school nurse's office with an undisclosed condition. A school police officer was on hand and reported the incident to state police, who responded, Martin said.

Martin declined to reveal details concerning the student, citing medical privacy laws.

State police released no information about the incident.

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