Driver killed after rear-ending school bus

Published 12/06 2012 04:22PM

Updated 12/06 2012 05:33PM

KANKAKEE COUNTY -- One person was killed and several children were hurt when a car hit the back of a school bus. It happened early Thursday morning in Limestone, near Kankakee.

Police say the car hit the bus while students were getting on. The driver, a 29-year old man from Braceville, was killed on impact.

Eight students were on the bus. Some were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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