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State Police Investigate School Bus Crash Near Yorktown Border

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Editor's Note (12:33 p.m.): This story has been updated.

CORTLANDT, N.Y. - New York State Police are investigating a school bus crash that occurred this morning on Crompond Road in Cortlandt.

Public Information Officer Melissa McMorris told Yorktown News that there was three-car collision involving a school bus, a vehicle and a dump truck near Baron de Hirsch Road.

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All three vehicles were driving in the same direction, McMorris said, when the dump truck allegedly rear-ended the vehicle, causing it to slam into the school bus.

The school bus was carrying six preschool students. Though the students did not appear to be injured, they were transferred to Hudson Valley Hospital Center as a precaution, McMorris said. She did not know to which school the bus belonged, but said it is a private preschool.

She said the driver of the vehicle that collided with the school bus suffered minor injuries.

McMorris did not know if tickets had been issued.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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