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School bus aide killed in crash involving truck in Jennings County

Posted: 1:22 PM, Dec 04, 2019
Updated: 2019-12-04 13:22:53-05
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JENNINGS COUNTY — A 74-year-old school bus aide was killed in a crash between a bus and a truck in Jennings County Wednesday morning.

Indiana State Police were called to the scene on State Road 7 at State Road 3 near Vernon around 6:30 a.m.

Investigators say a school bus was traveling south on State Road 7 when a truck turned in front of it.

The driver of the bus was not injured but Mary Boyd, 74, was taken to St. Vincent-Jennings Hospital where she died. Boyd was a bus aide that rode the bus to monitor the students, according to state police. SHe had been employed with Jennings County as an aide for the past ten years. No students were on the bus at the time of the crash.

The driver and a passenger in the truck were rushed to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Toxicology results are pending at this time. The crash remains under investigation.