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School bus carrying 20 high school students struck head-on by truck in Highlands County

Posted: 4:31 PM, Oct 15, 2019
Updated: 2019-10-15 18:16:15-04
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AVON PARK, Fla. — A school bus carrying 20 kids was hit head on by a truck in Highlands County, the sheriff's office said.

Bus 111 was carrying high school students from Avon Park High School when it was struck head-on by a Ford F-150 on East Cornell St.

One student was taken to the hospital with a minor leg injury. Several other students suffered minor bruises and abrasions.

The two people in the F-150 were also taken to the hospital.

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