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School bus involved in Friday crash

COVINGTON, Ga. – A Newton County Schools spokesperson has confirmed that a bus carrying students was involved in a crash Friday afternoon.

Sherri Davis-Viniard told The Covington News the bus carrying 15 students from Eastside High School was involved in a head-on collision with another vehicle at the intersection of State Route 11 and State Route 142 at approximately 4:10 p.m. Nov. 17.

Davis-Viniard said none of the students reported having any injuries. She also said the bus driver was not injured.

The collision is being investigated by the Georgia State Patrol. The News has reached out to GSP for additional information and will provide updates as they become available.