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No injury, minor damage in school bus accident

Minor damage was caused to a school bus after a Mt. Pleasant man driving a GMC truck collided with it in the 1900 grid of 305th Street on Thursday, May 16.

Reece McNamee, 20, of Mt. Pleasant, was driving southbound through a curve in the roadway when his 2003 GMC truck collided with a Mt. Pleasant Community School District bus that was traveling northbound.

The bus was driven by Carroll Smith, 77, of Mt. Pleasant. She was carrying six students at the time of the accident.

The bus suffered minor damage and no injuries were reported. McNamee’s vehicle was considered totaled.

Reece McNamee was issued a citation for failure to yield half of roadway.

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