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Troopers respond to wreck involving Lee County school bus

No injuries were reported after a school bus was involved in an accident Monday afternoon.

Posted: Mar 25, 2019 4:41 PM
Updated: Mar 25, 2019 4:52 PM

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - No injuries were reported after a school bus was involved in an accident Monday afternoon.

According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, troopers responded to the wreck on Highway 278 near County Road 151 at approximately 4 p.m.

An SUV was involved in the accident and suffered moderate damage.

Lee County School District officials said three students were on the bus at the time of the wreck.

MHP spokesman Cpl. Jason Roe said the SUV was traveling west on the highway and the school bus was crossing the highway.

He said the SUV struck the bus' right rear. 

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