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Monday, February 16, 2015

school bus accident

A small bus carrying 13 students to a private school in Westmoreland County collided with a van on an icy roadway Monday morning, sending the van driver and five students to hospitals, state police said.
The accident occurred about 7:30 a.m. on Route 31 in Bakersville, Somerset County, near Laurel Mountain Inn. The van driver was airlifted by medical helicopter to Conemaugh Memorial Hospital in Johnstown.
Police did not identify the van driver or the students from Valley School of Ligonier. The school has 200 kindergarten through grade 9 students from Westmoreland, Somerset and Cambria counties, according to its website.

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