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Dump truck collides with school bus in Lee County Thursday morning

Posted at 9:08 AM, Nov 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-14 09:17:04-05

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Troopers are investigating a collision between a school bus and a dump truck on Palm Beach Boulevard Thursday morning.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, there was one possible minor injury to a passenger on the bus. A school district spokesperson says one student was transported to the hospital as a precaution.

It happened at approximately 6:45 a.m. on the southbound off-ramp from Interstate 75 onto Palm Beach Boulevard.

That's where a dump truck hit the rear of the school bus.

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We'll update as soon as more information is available.