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Richmond school bus hits deer, 12 students injured

Thursday - 10/11/2012, 10:49am  ET

RICHMOND, Va. - A collision between a Richmond City School Bus and a deer sent a dozen students to the hospital for observation.

School officials tell media outlets that the accident occurred around 7 a.m. Thursday.

The bus was carrying 50 students to Thompson Middle School when it hit the deer. The deer was killed.

School officials say 12 students complained of minor aches and pains and were taken to a hospital. Another bus took the remaining students to the school.

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