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Driver Charged in Crash That Sent School Bus Down Embankment in Rockingham County

Highway Patrol says over a dozen elementary school children were on board the school bus when Harvey Newcomb crashed with it.

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — Highway Patrol has officially charged the driver involved in a school bus crash from October 1. 

Troopers say Harvey Newcomb crashed into the school bus in Rockingham County when he traveled over the center lane on NC-68. 

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The bus had 18 students on board at the time. Troopers say the bus went off the road and overturned. 

Troopers treated everyone involved for minor injuries. 

Newcomb has been charged with driving left of center and reckless driving. 

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