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Several students and bus driver sent to hospital after crash in Letcher County

Stock image of a school bus
Stock image of a school bus

Officials say twenty students and a bus driver in eastern Kentucky were taken to a hospital in Letcher County.

The bus was involved in a crash with a coal truck on Kentucky 932 near U.S. 119. The driver of the truck was treated for minor injuries but was not taken to the hospital.

The students were from the Arlie Boggs Elementary School and were taken to the ARH Whitesburg Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The wreck is under investigation by the Kentucky State Police.

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