NC family killed when car collides with school bus

ASH, N.C. (AP) - Police say two young children and their parents were killed when their car collided head-on with a school bus on a rural road in southeastern North Carolina.

North Carolina Highway Patrol Sgt. Jeff Gordon says one child on the bus and the driver had minor injuries.

He says the crash happened at 4:20 p.m. Tuesday when the car crossed the center line and hit the bus near Ash in Brunswick County.

Gordon said the identities of the victims are being withheld until relatives could be contacted. He says the children were ages 6 and 9.

The bus came from Waccamaw Elementary School in Ash. Gordon says the child and bus driver were taken to a nearby hospital.

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