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Special-needs student found unconscious on bus


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WILMINGTON, N.C. — A girl who was found unconscious on her school bus Wednesday morning has died, The Associated Press reports.  

The 8-year-old girl was found unconscious in her wheelchair when the bus for special-needs students arrived at the Rachel Freeman School of Engineering. She was taken to the New Hanover Regional Medical Center, where she passed away, according to a statement on the New Hanover County Schools website.

The cause of death was not immediately known.

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That a traumatic event that must have been for all involved. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. And the bus driver. We are transporting sicker and sicker children to school these days. That is why we should all be trained in CPR and First Aid if we are dealing with kids like this.

Michele    |    Mar 05, 2012 02:26 PM

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