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Bus Carrying Fayetteville Band Students Crashes Near Florida

Posted April 6, 2001 11:55 a.m. EDT

— A charter bus carrying a group of Fayetteville high school students has crashed on I-95 south, just above the Georgia-Florida border Friday morning.

The students fromMassey Hill Classical High Schoolwere traveling to a band competition in Orlando.

Reports indicate a car cut in front of the bus, which swerved and crashed on its side just north of Jacksonville, Fla.

A Jacksonville television station reports as many as 40 people are injured, two critically.

Two people have been flown to Shands-Jacksonville Medical Center by air ambulance, and others were taken to a Camden County hospital.

WRAL will have the latest information as it becomes available.

From staff and wire reports