A Skyline student is doing fine after a playground accident Monday afternoon sent the student to Pratt Regional Medical Center.

The student was playing on playground and tripped and fell on a stick that punctured the student's neck. Members of the Skyline staff and the school nurse, Karen Wilcox, attended the student, said Superintendent Mike Sanders.

The student was alert but in discomfort. After examination, it was determined that further medical attention should be given and a Pratt County EMS ambulance was summoned to the school. Wilcox and elementary principal Becca Flowers also went to the hospital.

Wilcox called from the hospital and said the student had been cleaned up and bandaged and was doing fine, Sanders said.

The student's name has not been released.