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Howell school bus struck head-on in Livingston County

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Posted at 9:25 AM, Jan 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-09 11:40:03-05

HOWELL, Mich. (WXYZ) — A Howell school bus was involved in a crash Wednesday morning.

The Livingston County Sheriff's Office said that deputies were dispatched to Wiggins Road near Cohoctah Road.

A 2005 Chevrolet Silverado, driven by an 18-year-old Deerfield Township man, was traveling southbound when he lost control on ice. The school bus was traveling northbound and attempted to avoid the pickup truck, but was hit head on.

The bus was carrying seven children who reported minor injuries.

The driver of the Silverado was cited for speeding too fast for conditions and failing to wear a seat belt.