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Several from Ohio school injured in tour bus accident

Six treated and released for minor injuires

Tour bus carrying passengers from an Ohio school en route to New York City crashed on the Pennsylvania turnpike Monday morning.

Pennsylvania State Police say in a news release six passengers with minor injuries were taken to Geisinger Medical Center in Danville for treatment and medical clearance.

The tour bus was carrying 28 students and 3 chaperones from Delphos Jefferson High school in Allen County when their vehicle crashed at the 218 mile marker on I-80 east near Liberty Township in Montour County just before 6 am.

Police say the driver left the south side of the roadway and sheared off a light post before crashing down a 40 feet embankment near the Montour County rest area.

The operator, Gordon R. Ooten from Defiance Ohio will be cited for failing to drive within a single lane.

An investigation continues.

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