Driver killed and seven children hurt in Mississippi school bus crash

Seven children were injured and a driver was killed in a school bus crash in Mississippi on Tuesday morning, authorities said.

The crash happened on Highway 72 in Benton.
Mississippi Highway Patrol Cpl. Jason Roe said troopers arrived to a chaotic scene. The bus had apparently hit a culvert before overturning.
Two of the injured children were in critical condition and were flown by helicopter to a local hospital.
The bus driver suffered a medical emergency that is believed to have caused the crash. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene, but it was unclear if he died as a result of the medical emergency or from injuries in the crash.

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