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4 Dead, 5 Injured In Fiery Crash

Two adults and two students are dead after a fiery bus crash yesterday afternoon in rural southern Nebraska. A twenty-year-old driver of a tractor-trailer and a school bus driver carrying several students crashed into each other and ignited a fiery blaze that injured several other students. Both of the drivers perished, as did an eighteen-year-old boy and a ten-year-old girl. Authorities have not released any other details of the crash.

Five other students were taken to a local hospital. Two children, a ten-year-old boy and an eight-year-old girl were admitted to the hospital and remain in stable condition, while two others, a seven-year-old boy and a six-year-old girl were treated and released at a nearby hospital. A seven-year-old girl was flown to Children’s Hospital in Omaha, where she remains in critical conditions.

The tractor-trailer driver who perished was the star defensive end for the high school’s football team and was also engaged to be married. Via a statement made by State Patrol, the County Attorney asked for privacy as the county tries to help the families deal with the tragedy.

2 kids, 2 drivers die in Nebraska bus-truck crash, September 06, 2012.

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