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School bus wrecks near Cowan



Four Cowan Elementary School students were taken to the Whitesburg hospital after a school bus went into a ditch around 3:30 p.m. today on Highway 588 at Ice.

Three students were taken by ambulance and one by personal vehicle to Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. The students suffered minor injuries only, said Kentucky Vehicle Enforcement Officer Mark Wallace.

Students ranging from kindergarteners to eighth graders were on bus 1101.

Letcher Fire & Rescue sent four ambulances and Neon Fire & Rescue sent two ambulances to the scene.

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