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Copperas Cove special needs bus overturns, "minor" injuries reported

COPPERAS COVE - A Copperas Cove ISD spokesperson says a CCISD special needs bus overturned near FM 116 and Highway 9 Friday afternoon.

The bus was northbound, just outside of Copperas Cove city limits, when it overturned about 3:30 p.m. Copperas Cove ISD spokesperson Olga Pena says a car broadsided the bus at the intersection and the bus ended up upside down.

The spokesperson says there were 3 special needs students on the bus at the time and two employees. The students and employees were transported to Metroplex Hospital with reported "minor injuries." The driver of the car involved in the accident was also transported to Metroplex, condition unknown at this time.

DPS is investigating the crash.

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