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Bus overturns in Burke County, 8 students taken to hospital

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BURKE COUNTY, NC (WBTV) -

A school bus headed to an elementary school has overturned in Burke County.

The incident was reported around 7:30 a.m. on the 3900 block of Frank Whisenant Road, according to Burke County Emergency Management.

10 people were on board the bus when it crashed. Nine, including the driver, were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

The bus was headed to Oak Hill Elementary School, officials say.

It was raining and foggy at the time of the crash.

One wheel dropped off of the roadway into the mud, officials say.

The driver tried to over correct and the bus rolled onto it's side.

The bus was removed from the road by 9 .am. but Frank Whisenant Road remained closed for cleanup.

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