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Sheriff's Office: Inmates have been safely transported to other bus

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Posted at 10:54 AM, Mar 14, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-14 12:46:24-04

The Navarro County Sheriff’s Office said they were assisting TDJC with a stranded bus on S Hwy 287. 

They said the bus was loaded with inmates. The inmates have now been transferred to another bus and are safely out of Navarro County.

The sheriff's office said a vulture struck the bus on the left side of the windshield, shattering it. 

There were at least 15 inmates on the bus. 

The sheriff’s office provided a perimeter around the location until the inmates were transferred. They said there was never a threat to safety.

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