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School Bus Collides With Semi



    More than a dozen students were transported to a hospital near Rockford Monday afternoon after the school bus they were in crashed with a tractor-trailer.

    Lt. Phil Beu with the Boone County Sheriff's Department said it appears the bus pulled out in front of the semi on Route 76 near North Boone School Road in Poplar Grove around 3:30 p.m.

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    Medical personnel were on the scene, but none of the injuries appear to be serious.

    Roads in the area were expected to be blocked for several hours while crews cleaned up and investigated.

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