PALESTINE, TX (KLTV) - UPDATE: The student who was taken to the hospital following an incident in a woodshop class has been released from the hospital.
According to a Facebook post from the Palestine Independent School District, the student is now at home recovering.
PREVIOUS STORY: A Palestine High School student was airlifted to a hospital following an incident in a woodshop class.
The district released a statement on the incident Thursday.
“Thursday afternoon, a student in Palestine High School woodshop class was injured. The student received immediate medical attention from the instructor who is a certified EMT. An ambulance was dispatched. Life Flight was also dispatched. After evaluating the student’s injuries, medical personnel determined to transport the student via air to Children’s Medical Center for precautionary treatment and evaluation. We wish our student a speedy recovery and send our thoughts and prayers to the student and family.”