1 child killed, 1 hurt in Texas train-bus collision
ATHENS, TX – An East Texas school district says one student has been killed and two other individuals were injured after a school bus was hit by a train.
NBCDFW reports the collision took place around 4 p.m. Friday when the bus was in a train crossing in Athens, located about 70 miles southeast of Dallas.
In a statement, the Athens school district says an unidentified male middle school student was killed. An unidentified female elementary school student as injured and flown to a Dallas hospital. Her condition was not immediately known.
The school district says no other students were on the bus.
The bus driver was also injured and taken to a hospital.
A cause of the collision was not immediately known.