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1 dead in Va. crash involving school bus

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) -- The driver of a sport utility vehicle has died after colliding with a Chesapeake school bus.

Authorities say the crash was reported around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday. The Honda SUV collided with the driver's side of the bus and the SUV driver was killed on impact.

Chesapeake Public Schools officials say about 25 students from Western Branch Intermediate School were on board the bus.

Some students had scrapes and bruises, and several were transported to local hospitals with what were described by medics as minor injuries.

Media outlets report that police said witnesses of the crash believe the speed of the SUV was a factor in the incident.

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