Deadly crash involving school bus

Versailles Police are investigating a deadly crash involving a Woodford County school bus.

It happened just before 8:00am on South Main Street, near Southside Elementary School in Versailles. The Woodford County Superintendent says the bus had five special needs students on board. It was minutes away from dropping the students off at Southside Elementary School when the crash happened. None of the students, who were wearing seat belts, were hurt. The bus driver and monitor were taken to the hospital to be checked out.

Police say the woman driving the minivan, 30-year old Mearion 'Mindy' Smith died at the scene. They're now investigation what caused her to cross the center line of the road, into the path of the school bus.


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