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Teen Who Crashed Into School Bus Is Recovering

Posted March 29, 2007

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— A teenager whose dirt bike crashed into a Wake County school bus was in good condition Thursday evening at WakeMed hospital, a spokeswoman said.

Investigators said Julian Thaxton, 17, was not wearing a helmet when he hit the bus head-on Wednesday.

The school district said 32 students were on the bus, but none of them was hurt when the driver swerved to try to avoid the motorcycle.


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