One dead after school bus crash in Illinois

WADSWORTH, Ill. - One person is dead after a school bus crashed and rolled in northern Illinois on Friday.

The principal of Newport Elementary School says all 25 children aboard the school bus survived.

Principal John Coburn did not elaborate on what injuries the children may have.

Television footage from the scene shows the bus on its side, with two mangled cars nearby. Debris was scattered in an adjacent farm field.

The accident happened around 8 a.m. about a mile from the school, which has some 400 students in kindergarten through 5th grade.
 

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