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Correction: School Bus Crash-Georgia story


Friday, February 9, 2018

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. (AP) In a story Jan. 30 about a school bus crash, The Associated Press misspelled the name of a 6-year-old girl who died. She was Arlana Haynes, not Arlana Hays.

A corrected version of the story is below:

Child dies, others hurt after Georgia school bus crash

Authorities say a 6-year-old girl has died after a school bus she was riding in overturned in Georgia

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. (AP) Authorities say a 6-year-old girl has died after a school bus she was riding in overturned in Georgia.

Five other people were injured in the crash Monday afternoon.

Warner Robins Assistant Police Chief John Wagner tells news outlets that the Houston County school bus carrying 30 students flipped on its side while traveling downhill.

Houston County Coroner Danny Galpin says Arlana Haynes was pronounced dead Tuesday morning at a hospital. She had attended Parkwood Elementary.

Four other students and the driver were treated for minor injuries.

The children on the bus ranged from ages 5 to 11 and attended Parkwood and Pearl Stephens elementary schools.