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NC School For The Deaf Bus Involved In Fatal Crash

November 15, 2010

A school bus from the North Carolina School for the Deaf was involved in a fatal crash along Highway 109 on Friday afternoon.

Fire officials said a car collided with the bus at about 3:30 p.m., killing a person in the car. That person wasn’t identified.

The driver of the bus, as well as another adult that was on the bus, were injured and taken to Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. Renee McCoy, a spokeswoman at the school, said the nature of the injuries isn’t life-threatening.

No other injuries were reported.

Officials said Highway 109 was blocked for several hours while crews investigated.

McCoy said the bus had just finished dropping off its last student and was on its way back to Morganton.

McCoy said some students spend the week at the school and are picked up on Monday and dropped of on Friday afternoon.


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