North Mississippi student dies as car runs under school bus

Published 9:53 pm Tuesday, October 3, 2017

ASHLAND (AP) — A north Mississippi student is dead and two are injured after a car ran under a school bus.

Benton County Deputy Coroner tells WHBQ-TV that 14-year-old Kahleb McKinnie, an Ashland High School freshman, was killed Tuesday morning.

A sixth-grade student, McKinnie’s cousin, was critically injured and flown to a Memphis, Tennessee, hospital.

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The driver, a senior, was treated for injuries at a local hospital but is expected to recover. No one on the bus was hurt.

Ashland Police say the driver reported being blinded by the sun.