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A school bus is on its side as police officials investigate the crash scene at Route 173 and N. Kilbourne Road near Wadsworth Friday morning. The bus carrying 35 students was heading to Newport Elementary School.

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Officials investigate a fatal crash involving two vehicles and a school bus Friday morning at Route 173 and N. Kilbourne Road near Wadsworth. A driver in one of the vehicles was killed, while children on the school bus and occupants of the second vehicle in the crash were injured.

Paul Valade | Staff Photographer

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The scene of a school bus accident in Wadsworth on Friday morning. There were minor injuries to students on the bus.

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A Jeep Wrangler was badly damaged in a crash at Route 173 and N. Kilbourne Road near Wadsworth. The driver died in the crash, officials said.

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The accident scene.

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A father carries his son, who was a passenger on the bus in Friday's crash near Wadsworth, to a waiting car after the family was reunited at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. "He's fine. He lost a shoe," Dad said.

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Cliff Smith of Zion carries his daughter Mariah, 8, after they were reunited at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. She was a passenger on the school bus involved in a crash near Wadsworth.

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The school bus is set back on its wheels Friday afternoon following the morning's fatal accident at Route 173 and North Kilbourne Road near Wadsworth. The drive of the Jeep Wrangler, left, was killed in the crash.

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A three-vehicle crash, including a school bus rollover, has left one driver dead and more than two dozen students injured in unincorporated Newport Township, authorities said Friday. Officials say one of the vehicles ran a red light at the fully signaled intersection of Route 173 and Kilbourne Road near Wadsworth moments before the crash, and they are working to determine which had the right of way.
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    • A school bus is on its side as police officials investigate the crash scene at Route 173 and N. Kilbourne Road near Wadsworth Friday morning. The bus carrying 35 students was heading to Newport Elementary School.
    •  Officials investigate a fatal crash involving two vehicles and a school bus Friday morning at Route 173 and N. Kilbourne Road near Wadsworth. A driver in one of the vehicles was killed, while children on the school bus and occupants of the second vehicle in the crash were injured.
    •  The scene of a school bus accident in Wadsworth on Friday morning. There were minor injuries to students on the bus.
    •  A Jeep Wrangler was badly damaged in a crash at Route 173 and N. Kilbourne Road near Wadsworth. The driver died in the crash, officials said.
    •  The accident scene.
    • A father carries his son, who was a passenger on the bus in Friday's crash near Wadsworth, to a waiting car after the family was reunited at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. “He’s fine. He lost a shoe," Dad said.
    • Cliff Smith of Zion carries his daughter Mariah, 8, after they were reunited at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. She was a passenger on the school bus involved in a crash near Wadsworth.
    • The school bus is set back on its wheels Friday afternoon following the morning’s fatal accident at Route 173 and North Kilbourne Road near Wadsworth. The drive of the Jeep Wrangler, left, was killed in the crash.
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