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Middle school student among 3 killed in crash involving school bus in Seminole County, Okla.

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Published: Mar. 8, 2019 at 11:39 PM CST
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UPDATE SATURDAY 11:29 A.M.

According to a post on the Konawa Public School's Facebook page, a drunk driver hit the bus.

The district says six girls and one coach were on the bus traveling home from a game in Okemah when the bus was hit head on by a drunk driver.

Five students and the coach were taken to the hospital and one student died.

The district says it is providing support to the students and their families.

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Three people are dead after a crash involving an SUV and a school bus in Seminole County, Oklahoma.

reports two people in the SUV and a child on the Konawa school bus died in the crash. It happened about 7:30 p.m. Friday on U.S. 377 in Seminole County.

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reports from the Seminole County sheriff that a Konawa Middle School student was the bus passenger killed in the crash.

News 9 reports from parents in the Konawa Schools district that the bus carried members of the middle school's softball team. The station reports 10 people were involved in the crash.

The sheriff says remaining students on the bus were "responsive" and transported to area hospitals, some with serious injuries, the Ada News reports.

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Posted by Konawa Public School, District 67-I004 on Saturday, March 9, 2019