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School bus driver charged after crashing bus with children on board

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Six children were passengers on a school bus that left the roadway and hit a tree Tuesday afternoon.

According to the Highway Patrol, the crash happened near Swansea on W.E. Jeffcoat Road at Sharon Church Road.

Troopers say the bus went off the right side of the roadway, hit a ditch and then a tree.

The driver was charged with driving too fast for conditions, troopers said.

One child was transported to urgent care for treatment. The other children were taken home on another bus.

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