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September 26, 2012 02:23 PM

Students Hurt In School Bus-Pickup Crash

mitchell, sd

Three students were hurt following a crash involving a school bus near Mitchell.

The Department of Public Safety says there were 15 students on board the Hanson School District bus when it was rear ended by a pickup truck.  The bus had stopped to pick up two kids from a home on Highway 38 10 miles east of Mitchell.  The driver of the pickup, 23-year-old Arlo North of Howard, didn't notice the bus right away and crashed into it. 

Three students were taken to a Mitchell hospital.  Two have already been treated and released; the third is being kept for observation. 

The Highway Patrol is investigating.

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