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14 children suffer minor injuries in Missouri bus crash

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Posted at 12:01 PM, Jul 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-11 14:35:16-04

ROACH, Mo. (AP) -- The Missouri State Highway Patrol says 14 children on a bus from Oklahoma suffered minor injuries when a school bus taking them to a church camp overturned.

The accident was reported Monday afternoon on a highway between Macks Creek and Camdenton in western Camden County.

The bus from a church in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, was on its way to Windermere Church Camp at the Lake of the Ozarks. The patrol says the driver failed to negotiate a turn and the bus overturned.The injured children are between 12 and 14.  One was from Tulsa, one from Claremore, 11 from Broken Arrow and one from Washington, Pennsylvannia. Ambulances took 13 of them to the hospital in Osage Beach. One child was flown to a hospital in Springfield.

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