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School bus wreck leaves students shaken but okay

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RUSTON, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Earlier this afternoon a wreck involving a car and school bus in Lincoln Parish left students shaken up but unhurt.

The accident occurred as bus 26 was turning onto Beacon Light Road, east of Ruston. A car traveling down the road allegedly lost control and slid into the side of the bus. Only minor damage was reported to the bus itself and the driver of the car reportedly left the scene.

Dennis Bell, superintendent, said Sheriff's officers as well as transportation staff were on scene after the wreck. No injuries were reported and the students were taken home shortly afterward. 

Bell also said the driver of the car was later apprehended and an investigation is ongoing. 

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