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SEVEN STUDENTS HURT IN BUS ACCIDENT

Mary Liz Nolan

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Several people, including 7 children, received minor injuries when a car and school bus collided this morning in Edgefield County.

Authorities say 24 Merriwether Elementary students were on the bus when it collided with a car on Highway 25 at Jacob McKie Road.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol said the students were taken to Georgia Regents Medical Center to be checked.  The remaining students were transferred to another bus and were taken to school.

The cause of the accident is still under investigation.