(KMOV)-- A teen was injured after she was hit by a shot put in the head during track practice at Festus High School.
Authorities said the 17-year-old girl threw the shot put and then went to retrieve it. Before she got completely out of the way, the next girl threw her shot.
The shot struck the girl on the side of the head. She was alert and conscious at the scene.
She was taken to Jefferson Memorial Hospital for observation.
She does have a big lump on her head.