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UPDATE: One confirmed dead in school bus crash

VETERAN, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - UPDATE:

An elderly driver failed to yield the right of way, entering State Route 13, and collided into a Horsheads School District School Bus going southbound, according to New York State Police.

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One person is confirmed dead after an SUV collided with a school bus on State Route 13. 

The crash occurred just before 5 p.m. Thursday afternoon.

New York State Police say there were no students on the bus at the time of the crash. 

The driver of the school bus is not believed to have suffered life-threatening injuries. However, the driver of the SUV was pronounced dead at the scene. 

New York State Police have recently reopened the road to traffic. 

This is a developing story. Stick with 18 News on-air and online for the latest details. 


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