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One fatality, multiple severe injuries with school bus crash in Benton County

There has been at least one confirmed fatality and multiple injuries with a school bus accident in Benton County on Tuesday morning.

The accident, which happened shortly after 7 am, caused the bus to overturn.

The bus was overturned near Highway 72 and the Hopewell community. It is an Ashland school bus.

Multiple ambulances and helicopters as well as emergency workes were on the scene. At least seven children were injured.

Jon Ross Myers

Jon Ross Myers is the executive editor and publisher of the Mississippi News Network, Mississippi's largest digital only media company. He can be reached at editor@tippahnews.com

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