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Texas School Bus Crash Kills 1 Child, Injures 3 Others

Texas School Bus Crash Kills 1 Child, Injures 3 Others
(Lori Martin/Dreamstime.com)

Thursday, 04 October 2018 07:12 AM

A Texas school bus crash killed one child and injured three others, officials said. Aerial video showed the bus lying on its side in a ditch with its rear half showing scorch marks.

The Mesquite Independent School District says a bus carrying 42 students from Terry Middle School crashed Wednesday afternoon.

Mesquite police say a power line struck by the bus ignited the fire, but the exact cause of the wreck remains under investigation.

Civilians joined police and fire crews to rescue the children.

Police said one student was dead at the scene. The child wasn't identified.

Three students, the bus driver and three officers were taken to hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries.

The 38 other students were returned to the school where counselors met them and their families.

Mesquite is a suburb just east of Dallas.

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A Texas school bus crash killed one child and injured three others, officials said. Aerial video showed the bus lying on its side in a ditch with its rear half showing scorch marks.
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2018-12-04
Thursday, 04 October 2018 07:12 AM
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