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UPDATE: Russell County students injured in school bus crash

HONAKER (WVVA) - Three students and a driver suffered minor injuries in a school bus crash in Russell County Monday morning.

According to a release from the Virginia State Police, the crash occurred around 7:38 a.m. on Honaker's Chapel Road when the bus ran off the left side of the road, went down an embankment and overturned on its side.

There were a total of 11 students on the bus at the time of the crash. The ages of the injured students are 14, 15 and 17.

The driver, identified as Robert R. Trent Jr. of St. Paul, Va., was charged with reckless driving. Police say speed was not a factor.

Trent was wearing a seat belt.

The incident remains under investigation.

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