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One killed in wreck involving Moore school bus

Posted January 6, 2011 4:48 p.m. EST
Updated January 7, 2011 2:40 p.m. EST

— One person was killed in a wreck involving a school bus in front of High Falls Elementary School on Thursday afternoon, the state Highway patrol said. 

The bus was returning to the school, located on NC Highway 22, after dropping off children. The bus hit a Nissan pickup truck when it was turning into the entrance of the school.

A passenger in the pickup, Danny Ray Greene, 31, of Star, was killed, authorities said. His brother, Donald Lee Greene, 39, also of Star, was driving the pickup was injured.

Donald Greene was airlifted to UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill, where he was listed in critical condition.

The school bus driver, David Wayne Shelton, 39, of Robbins, treated at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital and released.

Troopers said charges are pending in the wreck.