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School bus, semi-truck collide in Orangeburg County; no injuries reported

Authorities said a driver and four students were on the school bus at the time.
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ORANGEBURG COUNTY, S.C. — Authorities say no students or adults were harmed in a crash involving a school bus that happened on Thursday in Orangeburg County.

According to Corporal Tyler Tidwell with the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the crash happened on US-21, also known as Columbia Road, near Holly Creek Drive.

Tidwell said that, around 4:30 p.m., a 2020 Freightliner school and a 2018 Mack semi-truck traveling in opposite directions were involved in a collision. Authorities said there was a driver and four other occupants on the school bus. The semi-truck only had a single occupant - the driver. None were injured but debris from the crash hit another vehicle.

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