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| Courtesy Utah Highway Patrol A school bus carrying a high school cross country team crashed into the back of a semi truck on Interstate 15 Friday afternoon in Box Elder County. Officials reported minor injuries in the crash. No one was transported to the hospital.
School bus crashes on I-15 north of Perry
First Published Sep 06 2013 05:48 pm • Last Updated Dec 16 2013 10:26 am

A school bus carrying a cross country team from Hyrum’s Mountain Crest High School crashed Friday afternoon on Interstate 15 in Box Elder County. Students on the bus suffered minor injuries.

According to the Utah Highway Patrol, the Cache County School District bus was headed south to a tournament in Salt Lake City when it struck the back of a semi tractor-trailer that had slowed down for traffic. The collision occurred at about 1 p.m. just north of the Perry Port of Entry.

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UHP reported minor injuries with some students saying they had some neck or head pain. No passengers were taken to the hospital. The crash caused the closure of the far right lane for about an hour as troopers investigated the crash.

kbennion@sltrib.com

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