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Toddler left on school bus

Posted February 17, 2010 4:35 p.m. EST
Updated February 17, 2010 4:36 p.m. EST

School Bus

— A Person County Schools bus driver and monitor are suspended with pay after a 3-year-old boy was left on a bus for hours Tuesday.

The child, who attended Earl Bradsher Preschool, was strapped in a car seat. He was found cold, but unharmed, Tuesday afternoon.

The child was a student at the county preschool program, which provides transportation for students who qualify.

Person County School Superintendent Doctor Larry Cartner said the investigation is ongoing.