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Full statement from Mercer County schools on incident involving bus

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PRINCETON (WVVA) - Mercer County Schools released the following statement concerning yesterday's fatal hit-and-run that involved a county school bus:

"Mercer County Schools acknowledges that a traffic accident occurred yesterday (in the Bluewell area) that involved one of our buses. The district is saddened by this tragic accident and wishes to express our sympathy to the family of the accident victim.

The school bus was in route to pick up children for the day when the accident occurred. There were no children on the bus at the time.

We are fully cooperating with police in their investigation. No further details will be released pending the conclusion of the investigation."

 

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