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Student injured in school bus hit-and-run crash, FHP says

FHP: 16-year-old hospitalized with minor injuries after bus hit by car

PUTNAM COUNTY, Fla. – A 16-year-old Putnam County student was injured Thursday morning when a car hit her school bus and took off, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

The teen suffered minor injuries and was taken to Putnam Community Hospital for treatment.

Troopers said a gray or silver sedan hit the back of the bus on U.S. 17 then drove away.

The student who was injured was sitting in the back of the bus.

A 68-year-old adult on the bus, who was not the driver, also suffered minor injuries but was not taken to a hospital.

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call FHP at 904-417-4272 or CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.


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